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Ben Paarmann · June, 2006

I hold an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge and have grown fond of Central Asia over the last couple of years. Which is why founded neweurasia, a blog network about the five former Soviet countries of the region. Mostly irrelevant ramblings can be found on my personal blog.

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Latest posts by Ben Paarmann from June, 2006

30 June 2006

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

Standing at the edge of the abyss close to Kyrgyzstan's Pik Lenin, let's not waste any time to present you the highlights from two weeks of online conversation from Central...

13 June 2006

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

The Pamirs in sight, Kyrgyzstan Welcome to the latest roundup of the Central Asian and Caucasian blogosphere, brought to you bi-weekly by neweurasia. This edition reaches you from sunny Berlin,...

2 June 2006

Mongolian Mining and the Blogs

Mine shaft construction at Oyu Tolgoi, Mongolia, image by Ivanhoe Mines The May 12, passing of Mongolia's windfall profit tax law on copper and gold rocked Mongolia's mining world. The...