Central Asia

Turkmenistan: Car and Beauty Bans Further Erode Women’s Rights

Fresh prohibitions have crushed hopes that newly appointed 40-year-old president Serdar Berdymukhamedov would pursue a more enlightened path.

9 May 22

Central Asians Fight in Ukraine Eyeing Russian Citizenship  

To bolster its troops, Moscow is tempting foreign nationals with the offer of a passport.

19 Apr 22

Central Asian Migrants Leave Russia

Millions from all over the region have historically travelled there to work, with their remittances playing a significant part in many countries’ economies.

25 Mar 22
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