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Ben Paarmann

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

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

Armenia: Intra-ethnic relations

Turkmenistan: Prisoner amnesty

Armenia: Bad sports organisation

Afghanistan: Western military involved in organised crime?

Afghanistan: Fear of kidnapping

Kyrgyzstan: Naryn

Kyrgyzstan: Free trade effects

Tajikistan: Infrastructure development

Kyrgyzstan: Alaa-Chu

Tajikistan: New legislation

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