Skip to main content
Arts and Culture
Kazakhstan 2022 unrest
Kyrgyzstan 2020 unrest
American diplomats in Central Asia
The Bug Pit
The Central Asianist
Search by keyword
You can search using keywords to narrow down the list.
| 116 Articles
2020: Eurasianet’s year in review
To each their own annus horribilis.
Dec 28, 2020
Uzbekistan: The Koryo Saram’s tragic Soviet soccer superstar
A new documentary on a Soviet soccer star also tells the story of Central Asia’s ethnic Korean community, which was deported en masse to the region by Stalin.
Dec 18, 2020
Tajikistan: Even Russia feels pain as pandemic wreaks havoc on migration lifeline
Food prices have jumped this year and there are few jobs, but out-of-work migrants can’t get to where they are desperately needed.
Dec 17, 2020
Uzbekistan poised to start trials on Chinese COVID-19 vaccine
5,000 people are taking part in the trials.
Dec 10, 2020
Georgia’s COVID outbreak grows from molehill to “Everest”
In the early days of the pandemic, Georgia enjoyed one of the most enviable rates in the world. Things began to fall apart in late summer.
Dec 7, 2020
Kazakhstan to start Sputnik V vaccinations early next year
Trials for a domestically developed QazCovid-in vaccine are not expected to be completed until March.
Dec 4, 2020
Turkmenistan: The dammed united
Travel bans, dams and Russian fans. This and more in our weekly Turkmenistan briefing.
Akhal-Teke: A Turkmenistan Bulletin
Nov 24, 2020
Perspectives | Now comes a Karabakh war over cultural heritage
Fears are growing in particular for Armenian monuments being handed over.
Thomas de Waal
Nov 16, 2020
Election clashes, COVID deepen crisis in Georgia
Rights activists blasted the authorities' use of force.
Nov 9, 2020
Uzbekistan to take part in COVID-19 vaccine trials
Officials say Uzbekistan plans to produce its own vaccine when tests are done.
Sep 30, 2020
Coronavirus economics watch: Central Asia and the Caucasus, September 2020
A digest, updated daily, on how the pandemic is plundering Eurasia's economies.
Sep 29, 2020
New wave of COVID complicates Georgian ruling party’s election strategy
The Georgian government’s strict, successful early response earned it political dividends. But with a new outbreak, that success is coming under question.
Sep 25, 2020
Georgia experiences its first wave of COVID-19
With their borders still largely closed, Georgians hit the beach and let their guard down. The epidemiological result was inevitable.
Sep 18, 2020
Armenian kids head back to school despite smoldering COVID-19 outbreak
Armenia is taking a faster route to in-person classes than its Caucasus neighbors, but it is adopting a number of precautions to make sure that schools don’t spread the virus.
Sep 15, 2020
Georgia beckons digital nomads with COVID-fighting success
A new program is an attempt to maintain the country's enviable epidemiological situation and still attract some visitors to its tourism-dependent economy.
Sep 2, 2020