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Ben Paarmann · August, 2007

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 August, 2007

Azerbaijan: Building collapse

Kyrgyzstan: Labour migration

Azerbaijan: Radical islam

Tajikistan: Trade

Georgia: UFO in Abkhazia

Afghanistan: Hostage deal

Afghanistan: Uruzgan update

Uzbekistan: Karimov forever

Mongolia: Kazakh eagle hunters

Afghanistan: Releasing the hostages

Afghanistan: Replacing a minister

Armenia: Election update

Mongolia: Visiting the desert

Tajikistan: Getting a haircut

Uzbekistan: Sarcastic sociologists

Kazakhstan: Kashagan Showdown

Afghanistan: No Chechens

Tajikistan/Afghanistan: Bridging two nations

Central Asia: Amusement parks

Central Asia: Clan-tastic

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