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  1. Diplomacy

    US applauds Tajikistan's efforts hosting Afghan refugees

  2. Economy

    Food prices surge in Uzbekistan in wake of Russian aggression in Ukraine

  3. Human Rights

    Russian Nobel laureate sells medal to help displaced Ukrainian children

  1. Security

    US CENTCOM commander holds security talks in Central Asia

  2. Economy

    'Blackmail': Russia threatens world famine with blockade of Ukraine

  3. Politics

    Imperial ambitions: Putin twists Peter the Great's vision for Russia

  4. Media

    European bans on Russia propaganda renew calls for similar moves in Kyrgyzstan

  5. Economy

    Russia's invasion of Ukraine causes livestock die-off in Kazakhstan

  6. Security

    Taiwan bristles over China's aggression, emboldened by Russia's invasion of Ukraine

  7. Business

    Afghan port sees hike in trade with Uzbekistan

  8. Economy

    Plummeting earning power in Russia forces many migrants home

  9. Security

    China's drone carrier hints at aggressive territorial ambitions

  10. Human Rights

    Passports at gunpoint: Russia begins forced passportisation in occupied Ukraine

  11. Politics

    Uzbek cartoonist protests Russian aggression against Ukraine with satire

  12. Religion

    Latest Ukraine schism signals end of Russian Orthodox Church dominance

  13. Science & Technology

    Ukraine war has shown Russia unexpectedly poor at cyberwar

  14. Human Rights

    Prigozhin fails to dodge culpability as Wagner continues killing civilians worldwide

  15. Refugees

    Ukrainians in shock after being forced into Russian territory by gunpoint

  16. Economy

    Kazakhstan eyes Trans-Caspian route to avoid transport through Russia

  17. Politics

    US delegation visit to Central Asia draws ire of Kremlin amid Ukraine fallout

  18. Terrorism

    'Islamic State' steps up recruitment efforts in Central Asia via new outlets

  19. Analysis

    Retired colonel's realism suggests Kremlin preparing public for defeat in Ukraine

  20. Politics

    Russia reasserts presence in southern Syria as Iran makes inroads

  21. Diplomacy

    Pacific island nations rebuff China's 'good brother' offer