Will Kazakstan Adopt Anti-Gay Legislation?

Ambition to host Winter Olympics could deter government from copying Moscow’s homophobic law.

Tajik Islamic Party Focuses on Female Vote

Its backing for a female presidential candidate last year helped win new supporters.

Kazak-Russian Treaty: Cave-in or Pragmatism?

Kazakstan agrees to “coordinate” foreign policy with Moscow. Some read that as “seeking approval”.

Kyrgyzstan Follows Russia on “Gay Propaganda” Law

Proposed law envisages a year in jail for anyone deemed to be promoting a“positive attitude” to homosexuality.

Uzbekistan: Schools Grind to a Halt as Staff Pick Cotton

Pupils miss out on lessons as teachers go off to the fields. (more…)

Former Kazakstan Insider’s Death Marks End of Plummeting Career

Feared while in power, Rahat Aliev failed to rebrand himself as an upstanding dissident. (more…)


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