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Hier — 19 septembre 2019EurAsiaNet

Tajikistan: More presidential family members sell off assets

The business holdings controlled by at least three of the Tajik president’s relatives are showing signs of distress
  • 19 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Explainer: Why Armenia’s ex-president is on trial

A court in Yerevan ruled this week that former President Robert Kocharyan must remain behind bars during his trial, which started last week. What are the charges? We explain
  • 19 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Kazakhstan: Does government reshuffle offer clues about future?

Par Darkhan Umirbekov
A government reshuffle in Kazakhstan is raising questions about whether elite dynamics might be evolving since the resignation of long-time president Nursultan Nazarbayev
  • 19 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Putting concerns about Georgian FDI in context

Par Sam Bhutia
A stark drop in FDI does not mean Georgia’s economy is tanking. Anything but
  • 18 septembre 2019 à 00:00
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Georgia’s Third Option

Par Giorgi Lomsadze
A Georgian businessman has launched a third political force that could appeal to voters weary of the years of bipartisan battles
  • 18 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan flounder in finding fix for border woes

There have been 12 cases of violent unrest on the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan so far this year. And there is no indication that anybody knows how to put a stop to the outbursts
  • 18 septembre 2019 à 00:00

I researched Uighur society in China for 8 years and watched how technology opened new opportunities – then became a trap

Par Darren Byler
The Uighur internet has been transformed from a space that fostered a cultural flourishing for Uighurs into a space that controls many aspects of their lives - from @ConversationUS
  • 18 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Turkmenistan: A dog’s life

Par Akhal-Teke: A Turkmenistan Bulletin
The president regularly casts blame for Turkmenistan’s troubles on his cabinet of lickspittle loyalists. Public arrests, however, are rare
  • 17 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Four killed in Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan border clash

Four people have been killed in another round of violence on the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
  • 17 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Top Armenian security official resigns

Par Ani Mejlumyan
The top security official in Armenia has resigned unexpectedly -- and the prime minister's spokesman insinuated that the former government was behind it
  • 16 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Exploring the White Russians’ legacy in Istanbul

Par Ayla Jean Yackley
A new book uncovers the rich, but disappearing, history of Russians who fled the Revolution to Turkey
  • 16 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Tajikistan: Company close to presidential family set for liquidation

A large company in Tajikistan owned by the president's son-in-law is being liquidated. But why?
  • 13 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Data show Kyrgyzstan weathering debt load

Par Sam Bhutia
Unlike Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan seems to be managing its giant debts
  • 13 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Kazakhstan: Fighting in the open at the Education Ministry

Par Darkhan Umirbekov
When government officials in Kazakhstan squabble, they normally do it behind the scenes, making an ongoing row at the Education Ministry particularly unusual
  • 13 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Uzbekistan’s hellish prison closes gates, for now

Last month, Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev declared that the nation’s deepest, darkest black hole would finally be closed
  • 13 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Kyrgyzstan: Latin (alphabet) fever takes hold

Par Chris Rickleton
An official in Kyrgyzstan only had to mention the idea of switching to use of the Latin alphabet for all hell to break loose
  • 13 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan exchange land in historic settlement

Par Nurjamal Djanibekova
Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan are about to swap chunks of land in a historic settlement that both sides hope will end repeated flareups on the border
  • 12 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Russia accused of killing Georgian, but Tbilisi stays silent

Par Joshua Kucera
The killing of a Georgian citizen, apparently by Russian security services, became international news. But not in Georgia
  • 12 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Long-awaited trial of Armenian ex-president begins in Yerevan

Par Ani Mejlumyan
The long-awaited trial of former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan for his role in the violent breakup of protests in 2008 has begun, with both Kocharyan and relatives of the victims testifying in court
  • 12 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Tajikistan slides deeper into indebtedness

Par Sam Bhutia
Tajikistan is borrowing to service its loans. This cycle seems incompatible with paying for a giant new hydropower dam
  • 11 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Is Putin coming to Armenia?

Par Ani Mejlumyan
The Eurasian Union is holding a summit in Armenia on October 1. Will Vladimir Putin be there?
  • 11 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Kazakhstan: After Xinjiang, the long road to recovery

Par Chris Rickleton
A crowdsourcing project in Kazakhstan is treating victims of Chinese detention camps
  • 11 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Turkmenistan: All men must make their way come Independence Day

Par Akhal-Teke: A Turkmenistan Bulletin
It is only bad news that usually gets out of Turkmenistan’s prisons
  • 10 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Tajikistan: Roghun inches forward, but money is scarce

A second generating unit has begun working at Tajikistan's epic Roghun hydropower plant. But can the country afford to do much more work on the project?
  • 9 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Tajikistan: Why go to Paris when you can go to Kulob?

Tajikistan now has its own mini-Paris. But behind the fun little park is a story of shady business practices and about how the impoverished Tajik taxpayer is being ripped off. Again
  • 9 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Georgian fight for minimum wage faces uphill battle

Par Joshua Kucera
Georgia’s minimum wage now amounts to only $7 a month, by far the lowest in the region. And the country’s business-friendly political consensus is not interested in change
  • 9 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Turkmenistan is suffering an economic crisis of its own making

Par Sam Bhutia
Turkmenistan is suffering an economic crisis of its own creation. We break it down
  • 6 septembre 2019 à 00:00

The Fast and the Furious occupies Tbilisi

Par Giorgi Lomsadze
The latest installment of the film franchise The Fast and the Furious is filming in Tbilisi. Some joke that it's just driving as usual in the city
  • 6 septembre 2019 à 00:00

China taking Big Brother to Central Asia

Par Yau Tsz Yan
China is exporting its model of invasive, all-encompassing surveillance to Central Asia – often for free
  • 6 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Following outcry, Armenian government steps back on controversial mine project

Par Ani Mejlumyan
Two weeks ago Armenia's prime minister announced the country would go ahead with a controversial gold mine project. But now he's stepping back and calling for further study
  • 5 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Kyrgyzstan: Top cop goes from hero to zero amid suspicions of set-up

Par Nurjamal Djanibekova
Kursan Asanov was Kyrgyzstan’s hero, until the government needed a fall guy
  • 5 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Tajikistan: World Bank slams degradation of telecoms sector

Tajikistan's once-promising telecoms sector is a mess. The regulator, run by a relative of the president, is to blame
  • 4 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Kazakhstan: Sinophobic sentiments trigger fresh rallies

Par Darkhan Umirbekov
Sinophobic sentiments are flaring up once again in Kazakhstan
  • 4 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Clash of drones highlights rising tensions over South Ossetia

Par Giorgi Lomsadze
After drones clashed over the disputed border this week, analysts say the tension between Georgia and breakaway South Ossetia are the highest they’ve been since the 2008 war with Russia
  • 4 septembre 2019 à 00:00

What the recent weakening of the sum says about Uzbekistan’s economy

Par Sam Bhutia
Uzbekistan’s currency has lost ground this year. Here's why the depreciation is a sign of future economic health
  • 3 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Turkmenistan: Kicking the Coke habit

Par Akhal-Teke: A Turkmenistan Bulletin
Turkmenistan has a bread shortage. So why is the government ordering farmers to plant more cotton and less wheat?
  • 3 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Controversial minister slated to be Georgia’s next PM

Par Giorgi Lomsadze
Protesters in Georgia have spent all summer demanding that the country's interior minister step down. Instead, he's now slated to be the country's next prime minister.
  • 3 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Gazprom makes educational foray into Armenia, Kyrgyzstan

Par Chris Rickleton, Ani Mejlumyan
Russia is increasingly using education to project its influence in the near-abroad
  • 3 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Tajikistan: Imams do government's bidding – and building

Clerics in Tajikistan long ago lost their independence. Now they even tout out their services to the ruling party as building contractors
  • 2 septembre 2019 à 00:00

Kyrgyzstan's revolving doors of justice and politics

One quarter-turn of the kaleidoscope that is Kyrgyzstan’s political scene and everything changes
  • 30 août 2019 à 00:00

Tajikistan: Presidential awards show preferences among ruling family

Tajikistan's president doles out state awards as a way of recognizing his various relatives holding the strings of government and controlling business
  • 30 août 2019 à 00:00

Trees help refugees in Armenia take root

Par Ani Mejlumyan, Photos by Winslow Martin
Photo essay: A project in Armenia combats desertification while providing a livelihood for war refugees
  • 28 août 2019 à 00:00

Armenia’s “super minister” is arrested for embezzlement

Par Ani Mejlumyan
A former Armenian finance minister and tax chief has been arrested, suspected of large-scale embezzlement and abuse of power
  • 28 août 2019 à 00:00

Uzbekistan: Where memory falters, creativity begins – a glance at Saodat Ismailova

Par Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska
“My language formed in Europe. But I’m a Central Asian artist. I was formed on a Central Asian foundation,” Saodat Ismailova tells Eurasianet
  • 28 août 2019 à 00:00

Turkmenistan: Tiger, tiger, burning dimly

Par Akhal-Teke: A Turkmenistan Bulletin
In Turkmenistan, even the things that should be plentiful are running short.
  • 27 août 2019 à 00:00

Azerbaijan: One year on, Ganja events remain unexplained

Par Durna Safarova
Azerbaijan’s government says an assassination attempt last year was a wide-ranging Islamist plot. Now, amid a series of trials, few seem to believe the official story
  • 26 août 2019 à 00:00

Abkhazia presidential election heads to runoff

Par Giorgi Lomsadze
A hotly contested election campaign in Georgia’s breakaway Abkhazia region failed to produce a winner on August 25. The main challenger had to drop out after he was poisoned
  • 26 août 2019 à 00:00

Kazakhstan: Castles, cows and a grumpy old man

Par Chris Rickleton
Kazakhstan's former president may have retired, but he hasn't gone away. He has some harsh words for greedy mothers, but nothing about his daughter's $63 million Swiss castle
  • 23 août 2019 à 00:00

Eurasian Union pension reforms undercut by shadow economy

Par Anastasya Manuylova
Pension reforms in the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union must still overcome the problem of the shadow economy, where about half of labor migrants earn their living
  • 23 août 2019 à 00:00

Kyrgyzstan to reconsider case of imprisoned politician

An imprisoned opposition leader in Kyrgyzstan could potentially be released as the political landscape shifts again
  • 22 août 2019 à 00:00
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