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RCA Issue 520

IWPR Central Asia
13 Dec 07
The government wants everyone to open a bank account, but many people are too poor or too canny to trust an institution with their hard-earned cash.
Mukammal Odinaev
12 Dec 07
A shooting incident underlines how two neighbouring nations are divided by diplomatic animosity as well as fences.
IWPR Central Asia
8 Dec 07
Transnational rail project connecting Iran with Turkmenistan and Kazakstan could have major strategic and trade implications for the region.
IWPR Central Asia
7 Dec 07
In the impoverished south, children as young as ten are digging coal in treacherous mineshafts.
IWPR Central Asia
7 Dec 07
Russia will pass on sharp price rises in energy-rich Central Asian states to its European consumers.