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Section: The Times of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

      Weekly Digest of Central Asia
      Nov16

      Weekly Digest of Central Asia

      BISHKEK (TCA) — The Publisher’s note: Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, Central Asia was the scene of intense geopolitical struggle and the Great Game between the British and Russian Empires, and later between the Soviet Union and the West, over Afghanistan and neighboring territories. Into the 21st century, Central Asia has become...

      Nazarbayev offers Kazakhstan as neutral site for Putin-Zelenskiy talks
      Nov12

      Nazarbayev offers Kazakhstan as neutral site for Putin-Zelenskiy talks

      NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — Kazakhstan’s former President Nursultan Nazarbayev says he is working to arrange a face-to-face meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, RFE/RL reported. Speaking at a conference in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, on November 12, Nazarbayev said Zelenskiy had agreed to...

      Weekly Digest of Central Asia
      Nov09

      Weekly Digest of Central Asia

      BISHKEK (TCA) — The Publisher’s note: Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, Central Asia was the scene of intense geopolitical struggle and the Great Game between the British and Russian Empires, and later between the Soviet Union and the West, over Afghanistan and neighboring territories. Into the 21st century, Central Asia has become...

      Kazakhstan: Police break up opposition rallies
      Sep21

      Kazakhstan: Police break up opposition rallies

      NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — Police in Kazakhstan have broken up opposition rallies in several cities, including the capital Nur-Sultan, detaining dozens, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reports. Police were out in large numbers ahead of the planned unsanctioned action on September 21 in Nur-Sultan, the capital, and Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city....

      Kazakhstan and Ukraine developing economic cooperation
      Sep06

      Kazakhstan and Ukraine developing economic cooperation

      NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — “Ukraine–Kazakhstan, Central Asia” business forum took place in Nur-Sultan on September 5. The forum was organized by the Embassy of Ukraine in Kazakhstan, Kazakh Invest national investment promotion company, the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Association of Exporters...

      Uzbekistan faces mounting economic costs from staying out of Russian-led Eurasian Union
      Jul26

      Uzbekistan faces mounting economic costs from staying out of Russian-led Eurasian Union

      TASHKENT (TCA) — The prospects of Uzbekistan potentially joining the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union entail both potential economic advantages and political risks for the country. We are republishing the following article on the issue, written by Fozil Mashrab: During his address to the 20th Plenary Session of Uzbekistan’s Senate, on...

      Kazakhstan: Mothers’ press conference disrupted in Almaty ahead of snap presidential elections
      Jun08

      Kazakhstan: Mothers’ press conference disrupted in Almaty ahead of snap presidential elections

      ALMATY, Kazakhstan (TCA) — A news conference organized on June 7 in Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, by a group of mothers who are demanding social benefits and proper housing was disrupted by other women, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reported. The incident occurred two days ahead of snap presidential elections in the country. The press...

      Why Kazakhstan’s presidential elections matter
      Jun04

      Why Kazakhstan’s presidential elections matter

      NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — The upcoming developments in Kazakhstan in the months to come will show whether the June 9 snap presidential elections are just a face change or they will lead to the emergence of an entirely new political model. We are republishing the following article on the issue, written by Rafis Abazov*: The resignation of...

      Almost two million people reportedly left Turkmenistan over 10 years
      Jun04

      Almost two million people reportedly left Turkmenistan over 10 years

      ASHGABAT (TCA) — Radio Azatlyk, with reference to sources in the Turkmen government, reports that some 1,879,413 people left Turkmenistan for permanent residence abroad or for permanent jobs, Chronicles of Turkmenistan independent foreign-based news website reported. One of the Radio Azatlyk sources said that the results of the census held in...

      Kazakhstan hosts OSCE Forum on Internet Development in Central Asia
      Jun01

      Kazakhstan hosts OSCE Forum on Internet Development in Central Asia

      ALMATY, Kazakhstan (TCA) — The 10th Annual Central Asian Forum on Internet Development concluded in Almaty on May 31. The Forum was held with the support of the OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan in co-operation with the International Centre for Journalism MediaNet and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Kazakhstan. The theme of the Forum was...