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2020: Eurasianet’s year in review
To each their own annus horribilis.
Dec 28, 2020
Poll shows Uzbeks, like neighbors, growing leery of Chinese investments
Uzbekistan logs the biggest increase in ambivalence toward China.
Oct 22, 2020
Eurasian millions in London: Meet the enablers
As British legal tools catch up with the post-Soviet elite, their bankers, lawyers and reputation managers are entering the spotlight.
Mar 17, 2020
Photo review: Soviet propaganda, tamed with time
Many subjects are exotic props in a global class war. But the hard edge has dulled over the decades.
Feb 21, 2020
2019: Eurasianet’s year in review
Our managing editor recaps the trends and stories that dominated the year, and shares a few of his favorite pieces.
Dec 30, 2019
Borrowing blind: Why we don’t know how much Eurasia owes China
Dissecting what a groundbreaking new economics paper means for Central Asia.
Oct 23, 2019
Turkic Council expands as trade falls
Can Uzbekistan inject life into a moribund talk shop?
Oct 21, 2019
Before Uzbekistan’s cotton industry exploded, a Russian general made these pictures
His reports to the tsar make a fascinating historical record.
Apr 26, 2019
Selfies with Karimov: Photographing in Uzbekistan
The dead president’s long shadow is fading. But he’s still Instagramable.
Apr 12, 2019
Satellites confirm Turkmenistan is not rebuilding homes it destroyed
Many homes that Turkmenistan’s leader demolished as part of a beautification campaign have not been replaced.
Jan 30, 2019
An eclipse over Samarkand left us a treasure
Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky’s first trip to Central Asia in 1907 was a bust – except for the photographs he made.
Dec 31, 2018
2018: Eurasianet’s year in review
Our managing editor recaps the top stories of the year.
Dec 28, 2018
Uzbek artist builds on Central Asia's epic tradition
Qyrq Qyz features traditional music on an unmistakably 21st century stage.
Mar 14, 2018
Kyrgyzstan: In Radioactive Hotspot, Residents Fearful and Uninformed
Jul 24, 2015
Kyrgyzstan: Extremism Charges, Vague and Secretive, Open Door to Abuses
Jun 29, 2015
Kyrgyzstan: Lawmakers Vote 90-2 for Antigay Law
Jun 24, 2015
Tajikistan: How Donors Enable Massive Government Corruption
Jun 22, 2015
Tajikistan Drives Top Opposition Leader Into Exile
Jun 18, 2015
Kyrgyzstan Passes ‘Foreign Agents’ Bill in Preliminary Vote
Jun 4, 2015
Tajikistan: Remittances to Plunge 40% – World Bank
May 26, 2015
Tajikistan Closes Restive Tourist Region to Foreigners
May 15, 2015
Tajikistan: Boy Posing as President’s Son Collects $50,000 Kickback
May 6, 2015
Tajikistan Mulls Ban on Muslim Names
May 5, 2015
Tajikistan’s State Islamophobia Spawns Hijab-Permit Scam
Apr 24, 2015
Kyrgyzstan’s PM Resigns; Fourth Down in Five Years
Apr 23, 2015