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American member of watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine
Apr24

American member of watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine

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OilPrice.com: Putin and Erdogan drifting away from the West
Apr24

OilPrice.com: Putin and Erdogan drifting away from the West

OilPrice.com: Political and economic developments in the European Union, Turkey and Russia are cumulatively aiding Russian President Vladimir Putin to become an ascending star in the international firmament. In an unexpected twist, the supporting actor in this dramatic ascent is Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a former staunch critic of...

Uzbekistan’s Shurtan gas chemical plant to increase production capacity
Apr21

Uzbekistan’s Shurtan gas chemical plant to increase production capacity

TASHKENT (TCA) — Uzbekistan’s national oil and gas company Uzbekneftegaz has presented a new concept of implementation of the investment project on expansion of the production capacity of the Shurtan Gas Chemical Plant, the Jahon information agency reported. Previously, the company planned to increase the annual capacity of polyethylene...

Moscow reacts to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan switching from Cyrillic with hysterics
Apr19

Moscow reacts to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan switching from Cyrillic with hysterics

Russian reaction to the decisions of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to move away from the Cyrillic-based scripts Moscow imposed on them to Latin-based scripts that will help them integrate into the broader Turkic and international worlds has been hysterical to say the least. Many commentators are denouncing these measures as an attack on the Russian...

Central Asia, Caucasus, Iran and China expand cooperation in railway transport
Apr18

Central Asia, Caucasus, Iran and China expand cooperation in railway transport

BISHKEK (TCA) — Expansion of regional cooperation in the railway transport is in the focus of the two-day Economic Cooperation Organization’s railway authorities meeting that opened in Baku, Azerbaijan on April 17 with the participation of representatives from Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan,...

Kazakhstan to switch from Cyrillic to Latin alphabet
Apr13

Kazakhstan to switch from Cyrillic to Latin alphabet

ASTANA (TCA) — Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has ordered the government to introduce a Latin-based alphabet for the Kazakh language by the end of 2017, marking a major shift after nearly 80 years of using a Cyrillic-based alphabet, RFE/RL reported. The order is part of a new “strategic plan” for the country that was...

Uzbekistan ups exports of textile and light-industry products
Apr11

Uzbekistan ups exports of textile and light-industry products

TASHKENT (TCA) — A new foreign trade organization, Uztuqimachilikexport, is being established in Uzbekistan for expansion of exports of Uzbek light-industry products and technological upgrade of domestic textile enterprises, the Jahon information agency reported. Manufacturers of cotton, mixed and silk fabrics, textile, knitwear products, hats,...

Newsweek: China or Russia? U.S. may have to choose an Ally
Apr11

Newsweek: China or Russia? U.S. may have to choose an Ally

Newsweek: This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Forty-five years ago last February, U.S. President Richard Nixon returned from a visit to China that shocked the world and unsettled leaders in Moscow, who were awaiting a visit from Nixon a few months later. Soviet leaders wondered if they were finally witnessing the birth of a...

Making sense of the attack in St. Petersburg
Apr04

Making sense of the attack in St. Petersburg

BISHKEK (TCA) — Russian media reported that police suspect the bombing in a subway train in St. Petersburg on April 3 was carried out by a man from Central Asia with ties to radical Islamic groups. Here below we are republishing an article originally published by Stratfor, which looks into different theories to explain who staged the attack, and...

Foreign Policy: Tillerson to NATO: Get It Together in the Next Two Months, Or …
Apr02

Foreign Policy: Tillerson to NATO: Get It Together in the Next Two Months, Or …

Foreign Policy: On Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told NATO allies in Brussels that the United States is spending a “disproportionate amount” on defense compared to other NATO members. He also said that he expects NATO allies to either increase their defense spending or come up with plans to do so by May 25, when President Donald Trump...

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