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Central Asia ready to follow China’s lead despite Russian ties
May26

Central Asia ready to follow China’s lead despite Russian ties

BISHKEK (TCA) — As Central Asian countries badly need foreign investment for their economic growth, and this investment could mainly come from China, we are republishing this article by George Voloshin, originally published by The Jamestown Foundation’s Eurasia Daily Monitor: China hosted a major international gathering on May 14 and 15....

Kazakhstan hosts forum on Internet development in Central Asia
May25

Kazakhstan hosts forum on Internet development in Central Asia

ALMATY (TCA) — The OSCE-supported eighth annual Central Asian Forum on Internet Development began on May 24 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Some 150 government officials, representatives from civil society, media-related non-governmental organizations, professional associations, experts, lawyers and journalists from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy,...

Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan pledge game-changing energy, power cooperation
May23

Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan pledge game-changing energy, power cooperation

BISHKEK (TCA) — Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has so far built the most friendly and close relations with next-door neighbor Turkmenistan, with other Central Asian neighbors also mending ties with Tashkent in various spheres. We are republishing this article on the issue, originally published by EurasiaNet.org: The love affair between...

Eurasianet: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Pledge Game-Changing Energy, Power Cooperation
May21

Eurasianet: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Pledge Game-Changing Energy, Power Cooperation

The love affair between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan shows every sign of intensifying, and in ways that could stand to benefit the region. In perhaps the most arresting news, the state energy companies of the two countries over the weekend reached a loose and non-binding agreement to jointly develop Caspian Sea oil and gas deposits. A memorandum...

AsiaPlus: Tajikistan does not attend Beijing Belt and Road Forum
May16

AsiaPlus: Tajikistan does not attend Beijing Belt and Road Forum

Tajikistan is not attending a two-day International Belt and road Forum that is concluding in Beijing, China today. Leaders from 29 countries are participating in the forum. Few Western leaders are attending the summit, although Britain, France, and Germany are represented by top finance officials. The United States sent a senior White House...

Kyrgyz MP Karamushkina on her Ukraine travel ban: “Poroshenko will end up losing good friends of Ukraine due to his ambitions and star fever”
May16
RFE/RL: Majlis Podcast: Who Would Help Defend Central Asia From Insecurity In Afghanistan?
May15

RFE/RL: Majlis Podcast: Who Would Help Defend Central Asia From Insecurity In Afghanistan?

These are certainly tense times for security officials in Central Asia. Barely halfway through this spring, the violence in northern Afghanistan, in provinces just across the border from Central Asia, has already reached levels not seen since the late 1990s. The April 21 attack on a military base in Balkh Province, just across the border from...

Kazakhstan seeks to reduce Russian media influence amid Moscow-West spat
May13

Kazakhstan seeks to reduce Russian media influence amid Moscow-West spat

BISHKEK (TCA) — In an attempt to maintain good relations with the West, Kazakhstan is trying to resist to Russian propaganda in its media and social-life spheres — a rather difficult task given a large ethnic Russian minority in Kazakhstan. Here below we are republishing this article by George Voloshin on the issue, originally published by The...

President Atambayev: “Fascism is defeated thanks to the joint efforts of many peoples of the world”
May09

President Atambayev: “Fascism is defeated thanks to the joint efforts of many peoples of the world”

Bishkek, May 9 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev congratulated veterans of the Great Patriotic War and workers of the rear on the Victory Day. During the meeting-requiem, dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, which was held on Victory Square in Bishkek, the head of state honored the...

MDBs reduce finance for CIS countries, including in Central Asia, in Q1 2017
May09

MDBs reduce finance for CIS countries, including in Central Asia, in Q1 2017

BISHKEK (TCA) — In Q1 2017, multilateral development banks (MDBs) reduced finance for the CIS countries four times compared to Q4 2016 and 1.9 times compared to Q1 2016, according to the review ‘An Overview of Investments by Multilateral Development Banks in Q1 2017 in the CIS Countries’ distributed by Eurasian Development Bank’s...

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