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Section: The Times of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

    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...

    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....

    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,...

    What does Kazakhstan’s new military doctrine reveal about relations with Russia?
    Dec10

    What does Kazakhstan’s new military doctrine reveal about relations with Russia?

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Although a close political and economic ally of Russia, Kazakhstan remains cautious about Moscow’s growing influence and expansionist ambitions. This made Astana adopt a new military doctrine which reflects the new challenges the Central Asian country may potentially face. We are republishing this article by Deirdre Tynan*...

    Kyrgyzstan: OSCE trains public sector, business and civil society on business ethics, anti-corruption measures
    Dec05

    Kyrgyzstan: OSCE trains public sector, business and civil society on business ethics, anti-corruption measures

    BISHKEK (TCA) — A one-week tailored training course on business ethics and anti-corruption measures for more than 30 representatives of public sector, business community and civil society concluded on December 1 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The course was organized by the Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities (OCEEA)...

    Uzbekistan: focus on cement production
    Nov23

    Uzbekistan: focus on cement production

    TASHKENT (TCA) — The 15th international conference “Cement industry and market” is being held in Uzbekistan’s capital Tashkent, the Jahon information agency reports. The forum, organized by О’zqurilishmateriallari JSC (Uzbekistan Building Materials) and BusinessCem company (Russia), gathered representatives and specialists of leading...

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