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Section: The Times of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

      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...

      OSCE Parliamentary Assembly to observe Kazakhstan’s early presidential election
      May30

      OSCE Parliamentary Assembly to observe Kazakhstan’s early presidential election

      NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — Some 50 OSCE parliamentarians from 23 countries will deploy to Kazakhstan for the 9 June early presidential election, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly said on May 29. OSCE PA President George Tsereteli (MP, Georgia) will serve as Special Co-ordinator and leader of the short-term OSCE observer mission, following an appointment by...

      Central Asian Salafi-Jihadi and Al Qaeda: From Bayat to global Jihad
      May14

      Central Asian Salafi-Jihadi and Al Qaeda: From Bayat to global Jihad

      BISHKEK (TCA) — Radical Islamists from Central Asia continue to join the ranks of global terrorist organizations, representing a threat to their home region and countries. We are republishing the following article on the issue, written by Uran Botobekov*: In January 2019, the Central Asian terrorist group Katibat Tawhid wal Jihad (KTJ) publicly...

      Uzbekistan: Navoi to host international business forum
      Apr29

      Uzbekistan: Navoi to host international business forum

      TASHKENT (TCA) — International Business Forum “Invest in Navoi” will be held in the Navoi region of Uzbekistan from April 30 to May 1. The two-day event, organized by the regional administration, will take place in the Navoi Free Economic Zone, the Jahon information agency reports. Representatives of more than 250 foreign companies from 40...

      Nazarbayev’s departure triggering new Russian exodus from Kazakhstan
      Apr21

      Nazarbayev’s departure triggering new Russian exodus from Kazakhstan

      NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — Since the breakup of the Soviet Union, the number of ethnic Russians has significantly decreased in Kazakhstan, and this trend may increase after Nursultan Nazarbayev’s resignation. We are republishing the following article on the issue, written by Paul Goble: Although there are still no official statistics as to its...