There are 150 people in a house. They do nothing and earn a lot of money. Who are they? Your representatives. Or so goes a popular joke describing Uzbekistan’s Oliy Majlis.
Uzbekistan’s upcoming election looks like another landslide for President Islam Karimov. But as he enters his (likely) final term in office, what will come next?
On March 29 prospective members of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will meet in Almaty to negotiate terms of agreement. Can it become a viable alternative to the IMF?
Pollution caused by mining, pesticides, and uncontrolled human waste are poisoning the most important river in Kyrgyzstan, threatening a major environmental disaster
Nevermind cheap oil. Foreign investors have become very interested in helping develop Kazakhstan’s Rare Earth Elements (REE) mining which is essential for both technology and defense industrial inputs.