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It’s All About the Ruble: How to Resolve the Looming Regional Economic Crisis in Central Asia?

July 6, 2015

On June 22, the World Bank approved $12 million in additional financing for Tajikistan for a project creating temporary employment in rural districts (clearing irrigation and drainage canals). This financing is a specific effort...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan

Popularity of Islamic Sate Soars in Russia and Post-Soviet Space

June 19, 2015

With more and more former members of the Caucasus Emirate pledging allegiance to the “caliphate” of the Islamic State, the situation in the North Caucasus may destabilize further. What is happening is not the disbanding of one...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Central Asia

Kazakhstan’s Crackdown on Rumors Fails to Prevent their Spread

June 16, 2015

On January 1, 2015, the new Criminal Code, which was approved by President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s July 2014 decree, took effect in Kazakhstan. Hailed by the authorities as a means to modernize the domestic penal system in line...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Kazakhstan

Russia’s Space Cooperation with Central Asia on Uncertain Path

June 10, 2015

On April 27, Turkmenistan launched its first telecommunications satellite into space. The launch was hailed as a breakthrough by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who watched the ceremony at Cape Canaveral in Florida live from...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan , Russia

Controversial Railway Projects in Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia

June 8, 2015

Despite sharing similar desires to become transit corridors between Europe and Asia, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia have been unable to prioritize new railway projects, whereas Kazakhstan is moving far ahead by building new railways...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Transit, Economics, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, China, Russia

The Taliban and Islamic State Haunt Tajikistan

May 28, 2015

The specter of a spill-over of violence from Afghanistan continues to haunt Tajikistan. According to the narrative being put forward by the Russian and Tajikistani governments, the Taliban is strengthening its position in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Afghanistan, Russia

China and Kazakhstan to Construct a Trans-Kazakhstan Railway Line From Khorgos to Aktau

May 20, 2015

Kazakhstan is onboard to help make China’s Silk Road vision a reality. Speaking in Astana on May 5, Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a plenary government meeting, “We need to build a new railway line across the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Transit, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , China

Kazakhstan’s Presidential Election and the Challenges Ahead (Part Three)

May 13, 2015

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*To read Part Two, please click here.

 

Kazakhstan’s state-founding President Nursultan Nazarbayev has been re-elected to what is widely assumed to be his final term in office (see EDM,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Central Asia, Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s Presidential Election and the Challenges Ahead (Part Two)

May 11, 2015

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The re-election of President Nursultan Nazarbayev (see EDM, April 30, May 8) has renewed and bolstered the presidential institution’s popular mandate to tackle the urgent challenges...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Kazakhstan

Potential Northeast Asian Economic Corridors: Differing Chinese and Russian Priorities

May 8, 2015

Sitting at a strategic crossroads between Europe and East Asia, Mongolia and North Korea are potential economic corridors for the wider Eurasian landmass. However, the realization of such corridors depends in large part on...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Economics, Foreign Policy, China, Northeast Asia, Central Asia, Mongolia, Russia

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On June 22, the World Bank approved $12 million in additional financing for Tajikistan for a project creating temporary employment in rural districts (clearing irrigation and drainage canals). This...


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Turkmenistan

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July 6, 2015 04:32 PM

On June 22, the World Bank approved $12 million in additional financing for Tajikistan for a project creating temporary employment in rural districts (clearing irrigation and drainage canals). This...


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June 8, 2015 04:29 PM

Despite sharing similar desires to become transit corridors between Europe and Asia, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia have been unable to prioritize new railway projects, whereas Kazakhstan is moving far...


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