Latest posts by Adil Nurmakov from March, 2010
Tajik and Uzbek officials traded barbs during the security conference in Dushanbe. The argument concerned freight train shipments for Tajikistan that have been stalled on Uzbek territory, but as neweurasia’s...
Nick Fielding analyzes the Afghan Finance Ministry's latest Donor Financial Review. The really interesting question is how much of all those billions is still in Afghanistan, he says.
Nick Fielding reviews the Afghan governmental websites and finds that they are mostly moribund.
Nathan Hamm informs his readers that public Navroz celebrations were cancelled in Uzbekistan – allegedly because of bad weather, but no official announcements were made about the cancellation.
Joshua Foust reports that two hospitals in Namangan have been identified in a newly released documentary as infecting at least 140 children with HIV, resulting in the deaths of at...
Christian Bleuer reflects on a video report about Afghan refugees in Tajikistan, saying that this is just one of many issues in the country that it is ill-equipped to handle.
After a mudflow killed dozens of people in the villages south-east of Kazakhstan on March 11, many fear that other dams across the country may cause much harsher disasters in...
The saga of three judges and three newspapers continues in Tajikistan and has taken an interesting turn as the journalists fight back with a new recording revealing the corruption in...
Iskender writes that the Kyrgyzstan government proposes a 15-year plan of complex redevelopment for Osh, an old town also called as the Kyrgyz Southern capital.
KZBlog reports on the aftermath of the flood in Kazakhstan, saying that corruption might have been the main reason for the tragedy.
Nick Fielding reports on the fact that the continuing survival of the Afghan National Film Archive, containing the only known copies of some Afghan films and documentaries, remains precarious.
Dafydd takes a look at various versions of why did the Uzbekistan's president order the arrest of a whole slew of Uzbekistan’s richest people.
Joshua Foust doubts whether reports of Iranian support to the Taliban are credible.
Joshua Foust reflects on how the U.S. military chooses to portray the communities where it operates.
Nasim Fekrat reviews nine years of the US presence in Afghanistan and says that those cannot be considered as “invasion”.
Thousands of people were moved out of threatened areas after two dams burst in Kazakhstan on Thursday and Friday. The tragedy has taken place in the Aksuisky district north of...
Kyrgyz blogger writes that internet users in Kyrgyzstan have been deprived of access to Ferghana.Ru, the popular independent web-site that is critical of Central Asian governments.
KZBlog reports on a number of large changes to the Ministries of Kazakhstan.
KZBlog opines on the Kazakhstan president's recent speech, in which he condemned the gift-giving tradition among the bureacrats and warned against personal gifts to him on his looming 70th birthday...