CAR Issue 10 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

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CAR Issue 10

IWPR
10 Feb 09
This winter has shown yet again how crucial a stable supply of energy is to Kyrgyzstan’s survival, yet when the country’s electricity companies are put up for sale, no one wants to buy them.
IWPR
10 Feb 09
The drastic devaluation of the tenge in Kazakstan has had an immediat effect on Kyrgyzstan, where the national currency has lost value and exports to its larger neighbour have fallen.
IWPR
10 Feb 09
President Kurmanbek Bakiev’s announcement that the United States airbase in Kyrgyzstan must close has provoked a heated debate in this Central Asian state.
IWPR
7 Feb 09
Tajikistan is so short of teachers that 400 final-year pupils have stepped in to teach their younger schoolmates.
IWPR
7 Feb 09
Piles of rubbish have become a common site in the streets and squares of the Tajik capital.
IWPR
6 Feb 09
The latest electricity crisis in Tajikistan is the work of Uzbekistan, which is blocking supplies for political reasons, according to an economist in Dushanbe.