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Section: The Times of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

    Leadership shuffle in the Kazakh Armed Forces: what is behind the changes?
    May27

    Leadership shuffle in the Kazakh Armed Forces: what is behind the changes?

    ASTANA (TCA) — In the current unstable geopolitical environment in the world and Central Asia, Kazakhstan is taking efforts to strengthen its armed forces and the Caspian Sea navy, in order to efficiently respond to security challenges in the region. We are republishing this article on the issue, written by Anna Gussarova, originally published by...

    Kazakhstan hosts Central Asian Forum on Internet Development
    May18

    Kazakhstan hosts Central Asian Forum on Internet Development

    ALMATY (TCA) — The OSCE-supported Ninth Annual Central Asian Forum on Internet Development began on May 17 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event’s focus is “Media, State, Society: Digital Security and Media Literacy”. Some 120 government officials, representatives from civil society, media-related NGOs, professional associations, experts,...

    Afghanistan to export agro products to Russia, Kazakhstan via Uzbekistan
    May10

    Afghanistan to export agro products to Russia, Kazakhstan via Uzbekistan

    KABUL (TCA) — At a meeting organized on May 8 in Kabul for assessing Afghan agricultural products’ export to regional countries, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock said that Afghan traders can use cold storage and packaging facilities in Termez city in Uzbekistan until Afghanistan establishes its own,...

    Kazakhstan: Astana’s Saryarka district signs investment agreements for $100 million
    Apr30

    Kazakhstan: Astana’s Saryarka district signs investment agreements for $100 million

    ASTANA (TCA) — The first investment forum of the Saryarka district of Astana was organized in the capital of Kazakhstan on April 27 within the framework of the 20th anniversary of Astana by the akimat (administration) of the Saryarka district with the assistance of the investment center Astana Invest, the official website of the Prime Minister of...

    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)...

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