Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan: Will fury around Askarov death end up signifying nothing?

Eurasianet July 29, 2020

The activist’s death in prison reflects poorly on the substantial investments that the international community has made into overhauling Kyrgyzstan’s notoriously selective and corrupt justice system.

Misery vs death

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow July 29, 2020

The painful choice faced by poorer emerging European countries as they are forced to balance the risk to life of a new coronavirus spike with the economic and human cost of a second lockdown.

China and Russia blur lines on “division of labour” in exerting influence over Central Asia

Kanat Shaku in Almaty June 18, 2020

Author of report from Washington think tank points to fading of traditional arrangement whereby Moscow takes care of security matters while Beijing takes care of the economic side.

bne's Despair Index paints a mixed picture during the corona storm

Ben Aris in Berlin June 9, 2020

We have updated bne IntelliNews Despair Index, which better reflects what damage something like the coronacrisis does to the bottom half of society in the countries of New Europe. While the index has ticked up, the damage is limited so far.

Uzbekistan pledges huge investments in troubled exclave

Eurasianet June 5, 2020

PM Aripov said $100mn will be spent overhauling Sokh.

Dismiss