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| Economy
Economic stagnation in Russia prompts Central Asia to rethink priorities
Economic stagnation in Russia prompts Central Asia to rethink priorities
| Terrorism
Recent arrests highlight Uzbekistan's efforts to thwart extremist recruitment
Recent arrests highlight Uzbekistan's efforts to thwart extremist recruitment
| Health
Tehran's truthfulness questioned as coronavirus outbreak spreads
Tehran's truthfulness questioned as coronavirus outbreak spreads
| Terrorism
Kazakh security forces thwarted two terror plots since beginning of year
Kazakh security forces thwarted two terror plots since beginning of year
| Energy
Turkmenistan shores up gas investment as TAPI construction continues
Turkmenistan shores up gas investment as TAPI construction continues
| Health
Russia spreads disinformation about coronavirus as fears grow worldwide
Russia spreads disinformation about coronavirus as fears grow worldwide
| Terrorism
Tajikistan to repatriate 500 citizens held in Syrian refugee camps
Tajikistan to repatriate 500 citizens held in Syrian refugee camps
| Security
Spy trial in Uzbekistan reflects country’s growing distance from Russia
Spy trial in Uzbekistan reflects country’s growing distance from Russia
| Economy
Kazakhstan eyes protective measures as dissatisfaction with EEU grows
Kazakhstan eyes protective measures as dissatisfaction with EEU grows
| Human Rights
Leaked documents show how China tracked and detained Kazakhs, Uighurs
Leaked documents show how China tracked and detained Kazakhs, Uighurs
| Terrorism
Dushanbe aims to uncover secrets from extradited Tajik IS members
Dushanbe aims to uncover secrets from extradited Tajik IS members
| Society
Kyrgyz rights activists vow to fight 'criminal' Gazprom school transfer
Kyrgyz rights activists vow to fight 'criminal' Gazprom school transfer
| Security
Kazakhstan to modernise armed forces' weaponry in defence-spending plan
Kazakhstan to modernise armed forces' weaponry in defence-spending plan
| Security
Kremlin accused of ‘massacres’ in Syria as bombing displaces almost 800,000
Kremlin accused of ‘massacres’ in Syria as bombing displaces almost 800,000
| Media
Facebook purges more accounts linked to Russian military intelligence
Facebook purges more accounts linked to Russian military intelligence
| Security
De-radicalisation of Kazakh extremists continues as repatriation effort ends
De-radicalisation of Kazakh extremists continues as repatriation effort ends
| Security
Kazakh veterans train students on terrorism safety measures
Kazakh veterans train students on terrorism safety measures
| Terrorism
Kyrgyzstan proposes stiffer punishment for citizens who fight abroad
Kyrgyzstan proposes stiffer punishment for citizens who fight abroad
| Diplomacy
US strategy for Central Asia to focus on regional independence
US strategy for Central Asia to focus on regional independence
| Security
Kazakh government works to restore calm in Zhambyl Province
Kazakh government works to restore calm in Zhambyl Province
| Politics
Kazakhstan rejects Russian proposal to expand EEU co-operation
Kazakhstan rejects Russian proposal to expand EEU co-operation
| Society
US, Turkmenistan advance co-operation in security, counterterrorism
US, Turkmenistan advance co-operation in security, counterterrorism
| Health
Ural Airlines refuses to board Central Asians fleeing coronavirus epidemic
Ural Airlines refuses to board Central Asians fleeing coronavirus epidemic
| Religion
Russian Orthodox Church considers dropping practice of blessing nuclear weapons
Russian Orthodox Church considers dropping practice of blessing nuclear weapons
| Terrorism
Hostility in Russia seen as key factor in radicalisation of migrant workers
Hostility in Russia seen as key factor in radicalisation of migrant workers
| Security
Uzbekistan completes demining of border with Tajikistan, say officials
Uzbekistan completes demining of border with Tajikistan, say officials
| Refugees
Kremlin-backed violence displaces over half a million in Syria
Kremlin-backed violence displaces over half a million in Syria
| Diplomacy
Pompeo stresses close ties with Central Asia during regional trip
Pompeo stresses close ties with Central Asia during regional trip