Latest posts by Adil Nurmakov from December, 2007
Tajikistan: Reactions on the Bhutto Death
Vadim reports that the assassination of Benazir Bhutto was accepted in Tajikistan as a great sorrow.
Afghanistan: Harsh Winter Predicted
Nasim Fekratْ reports that Mullah Omar, the leader of Taliban, disseminated a message to the international forces in Afghanistan saying they should expect more attacks on them by Taliban in winter.
Kazakhstan: President Eyes Oilfield Dispute's Resolution
Steve LeVine opines that Kazakhstan's president Nazarbayev seems to have signaled an end to the Kashagan dispute by calling together the oil companies for a meeting with him next month.
Kazakhstan: Faster Internet
Arseny reports on the prospected new requirements for ISPs in Kazakhstan and opines on the possible changes in their tariffs.
Kyrgyzstan: Election Results Still Unknown
The Azamat Report says that 10 days after the election day nobody has seen the results. The Central Election Commission has not published the official results of the parliamentary vote in Kyrgyzstan, although it already distributed all the seats.
Tajikistan: Fire at the Medical University
Vadim reports that — due a metal fence — firefighters could not put out the fire that has ruined the major medical university in Tajikistan.
Kazakhstan: Dualities in Kashagan Oilfield Dispute
Bboyd reacts on the new article by John Daly about duality of Caspian oil negotiations, currently focused on the Kazakhstan's supergiant Kashagan oilfield.
Afghanistan: Osama wants EU to stop helping the U.S.
Sanjar reports on the news article, which says that Al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden called on Europeans to stop helping the United States in the war in Afghanistan.
Tajikistan: Students not allowed to drive cars
Vadim's post is about the Tajikistan president's order to strictly punish – right up to expulsion from the schools – students that are driving cars in the country.
Kazakhstan: Dangerous Places
Marat posts some analysis on where it is more dangerous to live in our country in the cities or in the rural areas of Kazakhstan.
Afghanistan: Tribal Law
Mohammad Fahim Khairy reports on a shocking case — resident of Paktia province of southern Afghanistan shaved his wife’s head, cut it her nose and ears by a knife and burn her down with boiled water in the first day of Eid.
Kyrgyzstan: The new parliament
GenderStan looks at the newly elected parliament of Kyrgyzstan, paying specific attention to equipment and gender representation.
Kazakhstan: Crisis Has Gone?
Arseny provides excepts from the interview to Bloomberg, given by Kazakhstan’s top banker, saying the country has got rid of the crisis.
Afghanistan: Reconstruction Under Way
Peter Marton tells about the developments in the Afghanistan's province of Uruzgan, and covers a Netherlands-funded project for the infrastructural project there.
Kazakhstan: Debates over Latinization of Kazakh Language
Kazakhstan intends to switch the state language to the Latin script. It was announced that the transition will take 12-15 years. As adam_kesher writes, the plan stirred many disputes and arguments – in particular, Russia and a part of Kazakhstan’s Russian-speaking population considers switching to Latin is an adverse move...
Kazakhstan: Almaty travelogue
The Schirm Project posts a travelogue entry on his trip to Almaty, the commercial capital of Kazakhstan, saying it can be compared to a cross between Reno, Washington DC, and Boston.
Turkmenistan: the First Year with Turkmenbashi II
Maciula sums up the results of the first year of rule of Turkmenistan's second president, Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov.
Kazakhstan: A Possible Kashagan Settlement
Steve LeVine reports that there are signs that the Italian-led partners developing the suspended supergiant Kashagan oilfield are near a settlement with Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan: Construction Crisis Gains Sharper Traits
Zhanna Zhukova reports on recent developments surrounding one of the major construction companies of Kazakhstan.
Tajikistan: Avalanche kills people
Vadim reports that an avalanche killed sixteen people on the road connecting Khujand and Dushanbe, the capital city of Tajikistan.
Kazakhstan: Kazakh-Language Blogosphere's Hot Topics
Askhat reviews the most commented posts in the Kazakh-language blogosphere on the example of the Kazakh-language blog of neweurasia.