Central Asia's impoverished and densely populated Ferghana Valley usually grabs the headlines when violence explodes in one of its cities, such as Osh in 2010 or Andijon in 2005. But some of Ferghana's most volatile hotspots are neither urban nor ... Radio Free Europe, 1 month ago
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As it says up there in the right-hand corner, Qishloq Ovozi is a forum that also allows readers to get acquainted with up-and-coming experts in the field of Central Asian studies. This time, we present the knowledgeable Emily Canning and her review ...Radio Free Europe, 2 days ago
By S. Frederick Starr. Hardback, US$39.50 Princeton University Press/Kindle For most other Asians, Central Asia the Stans conjure up a blurred image of steppes and deserts, harsh climates, oppressive, autocratic post-Soviet regimes, quarreling ...Asia Sentinel, 7 hours ago China and Kyrgyzstan Discuss Rail Projects Jamestown Foundation, 3 weeks ago Conflicts Between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan Potentially Undermine CSTO and Custom Union in Central Asia Jamestown Foundation, 3 weeks ago Political Scandal in Uzbekistan Harms Investment Climate Jamestown Foundation, 1 month ago
Today is Saturday; 17th of the Iranian month of Esfand 1392 solar hijri; corresponding to 6th of the Islamic month of Jamadi al-Awwal 1435 lunar hijri; and March 8, 2014, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 1021 lunar years ago, 1004 solar years ...IRIB World Service, 3 days ago
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Uzbekistan to build facilities for railway electric supply [Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan :: ]
March 07--Uzbekenergo State Joint Stock Company will build the external power supply facilities worth $ 62 million for an Angren-Pap electrified railway line under construction, which will connect the Fergana Valley with other regions of the country ...BusinessWeek, 5 days ago FRDU issues US$280m to construction of new railroad UzDaily.com, 2 weeks ago Uzbekistan to realize project on new railway line construction Azer News, 2 weeks ago Uzbekistan allocates funds for new railway line construction [Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan :: ] BusinessWeek, 2 weeks ago
Submitted by Baktybek Beshimov and Ryskeldi Satke via The Diplomat , Kyrgyzstan was once known for its Tulip Revolution , a name the followed the trend of color-coded revolutions in Georgia and Ukraine. The ouster of the corrupt regime of ...Zero Hedge, 1 week ago
Year of the Horse at the ACM The Chinese New Year is one of the most important and most widely celebrated festivals in Singapore and lasts for 15 days. For the Chinese, it is a time of family reunion accompanied by feasting and merriment. Children ...Yahoo! Singapore, 3 weeks ago 2013: The Year Of The Border Post Radio Free Europe, 1 month ago
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