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2020: Eurasianet’s year in review
To each their own annus horribilis.
Dec 28, 2020
Kyrgyzstan pleads for more Chinese help in building key infrastructure
Bishkek is also angling for yet more room to ease its debt burden.
Dec 9, 2020
Kyrgyzstan: Only 15 percent of infected healthcare workers compensated
Medics say they are actively discouraged from seeking the compensation.
Dec 8, 2020
Kazakhstan to borrow $1.8Bln for COVID fight
The government is eager to stress that the loan is all but interest free.
Nov 24, 2020
Kazakhstan’s independent media losing advertising battle with bloggers, influencers
The government will help outlets that publish its propaganda.
Nov 20, 2020
Kyrgyzstan's China debt: Between crowdfunding and austerity
Beijing does not appear disposed to give too much leeway.
Nov 17, 2020
Uzbekistan to begin Chinese vaccine trial
5,000 volunteers have been mobilized for the phase-three trial.
Nov 9, 2020
Here’s looking at EAEU: The contraband conundrum
The trade bloc's failure to stop contraband smuggling is connected to the high drama playing out in Kyrgyzstan.
Here’s looking at EAEU
Nov 5, 2020
Kazakhstan: Former health minister arrested
The healthcare sector has been embroiled in corruption scandals for years.
Nov 3, 2020
Kyrgyzstan: Protests flourish as crises mount on all sides
Acting President Japarov came to power on the crest of rallies, but will he know how to deal with them as leader?
Nov 2, 2020
On Georgian voters’ minds: A pandemic, a bank robbery, and treasonous cartography
Georgians go to the polls for legislative elections on October 31 after an unexpectedly eventful campaign season.
Oct 30, 2020
Kyrgyzstan: Living in the shadow of a sleeping Chinese oil refinery
The country's largest oil refinery is no stranger to scandals.
Oct 22, 2020
Kazakhstan: Avian flu kills nearly 1 million poultry
The die-off has caused a shortage of meat and eggs in markets.
Oct 21, 2020
Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict poses threat to regional energy corridor
While it would be wrong to start pointing fingers and formulating conspiracy theories, clearly the risks are many and real.
Oct 9, 2020
Kyrgyzstan: Economy and healthcare shattering under weight of crisis
Any political turmoil was bound to worsen Kyrgyzstan's eviscerated economy, but what has happened over the past week has been especially destructive.
Oct 8, 2020