Latest posts by Adil Nurmakov from July, 2010
Kyrgyz blogger posts a unique photo report from the historical event: the inauguration of Kyrgyzstan's Roza Otunbaeva, first female president in Central Asia, that took place July 3, 2010.
Akylai Karimova writes about the youth campaign “Let’s plant Peace in Osh!” in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. It started on 10 July with hundreds of young men and women of various ethnicities participating voluntarily in the series of actions supported by the U.S. Embassy and UNDP.
Nick Fielding reviews a new report on corruption by Integrity Watch Afghanistan. Based on interviews with 6,500 people, the survey assesses the impact of corruption, the trust in state and non-state institutions, international anti-corruption efforts and the links between corruption and insurgency.
After one of the Russian experts voiced an assumption about the possibility of Russian soldiers returning to the border between Tajikistan and Afghanistan, neweurasia’s Alpharabius gets on the phone with Tajik ex-general Nuralisho Nazarov, who first proposed a Russian military withdrawal in 2004.
Summer is predominantly a dead season for the netizens around the globe. Kazakh bloggers keep on writing – providing less citizen journalism, but producing broader insights. Isabekov opines on the Kazakh national mentality feature [ru]: One of the most favorite Central Asian entertainments is called “praise a Kazakh”. The rules...
Nick Fielding reviews a new “thoughtful, well-researched report” on how tribalist are the structures of Taliban, Afghanistan's largest insurgent movement between its tribal roots and Islamist ideology.
Murzaki posts a photo-report from the constitutional referendum in Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan.
Getting packages delivered to Kazakhstan via DHL may be an expensive endeavor due to the huge “customs processing” fees neweurasia’s Ankona reports.
Nathan Hamm opines on the political situation in Kyrgyzstan, which has conducted constitutional referendum last Sunday. “Voters cast their ballots for peace and stability”, and legitimization of interim government shall become a first step to settling the enormous list of issues.