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Protests Reignite in Tajikistan’s Restive Region
Authorities struggle to contain anger over a citizen’s unexplained death in detention.
20 May 22
Uzbekistan Looks to Diversify Labour Migration
Remittances from those working abroad make up a key part of the country’s economy.
22 Jan 21
Business As Usual for Kazak Elections
Upheaval in Kyrgyzstan and Belarus not expected to affect the outcome of January 10 polls.
22 Dec 20
Central Asia Eyes Belarus Protests
Disquiet with an authoritarian leader, presiding over an archaic state-dominated economy, sounds familiar.
20 Oct 20
Tajikistan’s Next President: No Surprises
Experts’ assumptions that the country’s leader Emomali Rahmon would nominate his son for this election are disproved.
29 Sep 20
Prominent Kyrgyz Rights Defender Dies in Prison
Supporters say they will continue to fight for his case to be reopened.
4 Aug 20
Central Asia, Covid-19 and Climate Change
Event hears that falling oil and gas prices may be a barrier to implementing greener policies.
29 Jun 20
Covid-19 Fake News Spreads in Central Asia
The authorities have struggled to maintain trust in their narratives over the pandemic.
13 May 20
China's Post-Covid-19 Plans for Central Asia
Online event looks at how pandemic will affect future economic interests in the region.
27 Apr 20
Tajikistan "Still Free of Coronavirus"
Unlike elsewhere in the world, the authorities have not imposed a quarantine or restricted public events.
1 Apr 20