Monday, September 01, 2014


Bruce Pannier

Senior Correspondent
Central News
Prague, Czech Republic

Email: pannierb+rferl.org

Phone: +420 221 123 606

Languages: English, Russian, Uzbek, Tajik, Uyghur

Expertise: Central Asia, Energy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Central News

View this expert's author page on the local Radio Free Europe website

Bruce Pannier is an RFE/RL correspondent covering events in Central Asia and energy issues. Prior to joining RFE/RL in 1997, Bruce worked at the Open Media Research Institute in Prague. In 1992, he led a sociological project in Central Asia sponsored by the University of Manchester and the Soros Cultural Initiative Foundation. During this time he lived in villages in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

BA Columbia University, New York; TBA Columbia University, New York; Tashkent State University, Uzbekistanashkent State University, Uzbekistan

Bruce has appeared on Al-Jazeera English and his writing has been published in publications including Jane's Information Group, Transitions On Line, Freedom House, and Newsbase, an Edinburgh-based group publishing weekly reports on energy issues.

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