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Asia, Ex-Soviet Union Leaders To Make Show Of Support At Chinese WWII Event

Chinese authorities are planning lavish celebrations marking the anniversary of the end of World War II on September 3, an event largely being shunned by Western leaders but drawing a host of leaders from Asia and the former Soviet Union. More

Kyrgyzstan Hails 'Historic' Power Line

Kyrgyzstan inaugurated a Chinese-financed power line on August 28 that President Almazbek Atambaev called "a historic event." More

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev (file photo)

Kyrgyz President Cancels U.S. Trip

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev has canceled an upcoming trip to the United States that had been planned for late September. More

Russia, To Join China's WWII Parade

Soldiers from China, Russia, and other countries held a rehearsal in Beijing on August 23 for a military parade next month that commemorates the end of World War II. More

Russian-Led Security Bloc Runs Exercises Near Baltic Borders

The Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has begun a six-day military exercise near the border of Estonia. More

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How A Kyrgyz Man Went To Syria For Jihad & Cash, But Wound Up Disabled

Saidmurat, 20, was promised thousands of dollars to fight with Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, but all he got was an injury that left him an invalid. More

Audio Central Asia's Economic Crisis Arrives

When the price of oil started falling and Russia's economy began to weaken in 2014, it was clear the five Central Asian states would face economic difficulties. But Kazakhstan's recent devaluation, coupled with China's sudden downturn, herald the start of the bad economic times the region has been dreading. More
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Hard Times: Why Are Commodity-Exporting Countries In Trouble?

As commodity-exporting countries worldwide face problems, Kazakhstan is the latest to feel the economic pain.
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