Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Mongolia.
July 25, 2022
Some analysts contend Moscow was not in favour of Kazakhstan’s proposal, but the opposite might actually have been the case.
July 5, 2022
A loose end the Uzbek authorities were looking to tie up turned out to be a powder keg fuse they lit.
June 10, 2022
Freight dispatchers desire to avoid sanctioned Russia may have motivated Chinese officials to get a move on.
June 3, 2022
Vote set to strip former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev of sweeping powers he held on to, while it will also open way to emergence of new political parties.
February 26, 2022
To conclude the series, a look at the Tokayev administration’s loyalty to the Kremlin and consideration of whether the country’s civil unrest could re-ignite.