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Association of Credit Information Providers in Europe and Central Asia established
Apr19

Association of Credit Information Providers in Europe and Central Asia established

BISHKEK (TCA) — The World Bank Group is supporting the creation of a new association designed to help strengthen credit reporting practices and bolster access to finance in Europe and Central Asia, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, said. In cooperation with Azerbaijan’s Financial Market...

Kazakhstan: European delegates meet local prisoners
Apr18

Kazakhstan: European delegates meet local prisoners

ALMATY (TCA) — A European delegation has met with inmates in Kazakhstan whom rights activists consider political prisoners in the tightly controlled Central Asian country, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reported. The delegation led by Polish lawmaker Marcin Swiecicki and the president of the Italian League for Human Rights, Antonio Stango, met on...

Facebook deletes posts linked to Russian ‘troll factory’: CEO Zuckerberg
Apr04

Facebook deletes posts linked to Russian ‘troll factory’: CEO Zuckerberg

By Joseph Menn and David Ingram SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook is expanding its response to people using the platform improperly and on Tuesday said it had deleted hundreds of Russian accounts and pages associated with a “troll factory” indicted by U.S. prosecutors for fake activist and political posts in the 2016 U.S....

The Kremlin strategy in Baikonur: putting Kazakhstan’s space program in a box?
Apr02

The Kremlin strategy in Baikonur: putting Kazakhstan’s space program in a box?

BISHKEK (TCA) — Although Kazakhstan has big inspirations to develop its own aerospace industry, such plans are heavily dependent on Russia, which leases the country’s Baikonur cosmodrome until 2050. We are republishing this article on the issue by Anna Gussarova, originally published by The Jamestown Foundation’s Eurasia Daily...

Kazakhstan: police hunt for people with blue balloons in search for opposition supporters
Mar24

Kazakhstan: police hunt for people with blue balloons in search for opposition supporters

ASTANA (TCA) — Police in Kazakhstan’s capital hunted for people holding blue balloons during Norouz new year celebrations on March 22, following fugitive opposition politician Mukhtar Ablyazov’s Facebook call for Kazakhs to express support for his banned movement by displaying blue balloons, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reported....

First championship on massage to be held in Kyrgyzstan
Mar22

First championship on massage to be held in Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, March 22, 2018 / Kabar /. The first championship on massage will be held in Kyrgyzstan, the press service of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic reported. The competition will be held on March 23 at Dostuk Hotel in Bishkek. The purpose of the event is to increase the professional level of the masseurs of Kyrgyzstan, popularize...

Kazakhstan: house arrest for pregnant woman accused of funding Nazarbayev foe
Mar16

Kazakhstan: house arrest for pregnant woman accused of funding Nazarbayev foe

ALMATY (TCA) — A court in Kazakhstan has imposed house arrest on a woman who is suspected of giving financial backing to an opposition political movement established by Mukhtar Ablyazov, a fugitive critic of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reports. The court ordered house arrest for Aqmaral Tobylova, a...

Kazakhstan labels fugitive tycoon’s political movement ‘extremist’
Mar14

Kazakhstan labels fugitive tycoon’s political movement ‘extremist’

ASTANA (TCA) — A court in Kazakhstan has branded an opposition political movement established by Mukhtar Ablyazov, a fugitive critic of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, as an extremist organization, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reported. Astana’s Esil District Court ruled on March 13 that Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan (DVK)...

For Tajikistan’s asylum seekers, Poland is a dead end
Mar11

For Tajikistan’s asylum seekers, Poland is a dead end

DUSHANBE (TCA) — The ban of the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan and subsequent persecution of the opposition party activists by Tajik authorities has forced many of them to seek political asylum in the European Union, where they often get unwelcome reception. We are republishing this article on the issue by Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska,...

Two Kyrgyzstani become champions of WEF GLOBAL Tournament on MMA
Mar07

Two Kyrgyzstani become champions of WEF GLOBAL Tournament on MMA

Bishkek, March 7, 2018 / Kabar /. International Mixed Martial Arts Tournament Kulatuu Ertaimash WEF 49 GLOBAL 11 was held yesterday at the Kojomkul Sports Palace in Bishkek. The strongest fighters of Central Asia, Ukraine, Russia and Kyrgyzstan competed at the Tournament. Within the Tournament, 16 fights took place, two of them for the title of...

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