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Section: The Times of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

    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...

    Uzbekistan holds Central Asian International Exhibition
    Nov17

    Uzbekistan holds Central Asian International Exhibition

    TASHKENT (TCA) — The Central Asian International Exhibition – 2017 started in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on November 15. “Mining World Uzbekistan – 2017”, “Machinery Central Asia – 2017”, “Trans Uzbekistan/Trans Logistica – 2017” and “CAIPS/Securika Central Asia – 2017” international exhibitions began their work within its framework, the Jahon...

    Man convicted for ‘inciting ethnic hatred’ on social network in north Kazakhstan
    Nov15

    Man convicted for ‘inciting ethnic hatred’ on social network in north Kazakhstan

    ASTANA (TCA) — A court in Kazakhstan’s northern city of Petropavlovsk has sentenced a man to two years in prison on charges of inciting ethnic hatred via the Internet, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reports. Regional anti-extremism directorate chief Ruslan Mukhambetzhanov told journalists that Sergei Khandogin, a 45-year-old Petropavlovsk...

    Kazakhstan adopts new military doctrine
    Oct27

    Kazakhstan adopts new military doctrine

    ASTANA (TCA) — In the new geopolitical realities in the Central Asia region and the world, Kazakhstan has adopted a new Military Doctrine identifying the country’s security threats and ways to counter such threats. We are republishing this article by Anna Gussarova on the issue, originally published by The Jamestown Foundation’s...

    EDB accounts for 60% of private sector financing by MDBs for CIS countries
    Oct27

    EDB accounts for 60% of private sector financing by MDBs for CIS countries

    BISHKEK (TCA) — In Q3 2017, multilateral development banks (MDBs) approved CIS project financing for a total of US$ 1.5 billion, including 60% of sovereign funding and 40% of private sector funding, according to Eurasian Development Bank’s (EDB) Analytical Review. In Q3 2017, investment project financing originated by MDBs in the CIS...

    Kazakhstan faces three kinds of separatist threats
    Oct23

    Kazakhstan faces three kinds of separatist threats

    ASTANA (TCA) — As separatist trends are getting stronger in the world, as in Spain’s Catalonia and Iraq’s Kurdistan, Kazakhstan, too, may face separatist threats, largely caused by the government’s internal economic policies. We are republishing this article by Paul Goble on the issue, originally published by The Jamestown...

    Mutual investments in CIS, including Central Asia, grow as Russian economy recovers
    Oct12

    Mutual investments in CIS, including Central Asia, grow as Russian economy recovers

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The downward trend governing the changes of foreign direct investment (FDI) stock of CIS countries — including five post-Soviet republics of Central Asia — during the period from 2013 to 2015 has been replaced with significant growth. According to the latest data, in 2016 mutual CIS and Georgia FDI stock increased by 7.9% to $45.1...

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly observers to monitor Kyrgyzstan presidential election
    Oct11

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly observers to monitor Kyrgyzstan presidential election

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly says it is deploying a mission of 40 international observers, including 29 parliamentarians from 22 countries, to Kyrgyzstan for the 15 October presidential election. The observers arrive in Bishkek this week for several days of briefings before deploying to polling stations for election day...

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