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With authorities remaining tight-lipped, emotions run high in Tajikistan as citizens argue over the ongoing conflict.
28 Apr 22
To bolster its troops, Moscow is tempting foreign nationals with the offer of a passport.
19 Apr 22
Millions from all over the region have historically travelled there to work, with their remittances playing a significant part in many countries’ economies.
25 Mar 22
Thousands have left on specially chartered flights or made their own way to the borders.
10 Mar 22
With the region’s fortunes deeply linked to the Russian Federation, analysts assess how Russia’s invasion is likely to affect economic and geopolitical realities.
1 Mar 22
Since 1991, the ex-leader has become identified with the state itself, but his status is now crumbling.
11 Feb 22
In Nur-Sultan, glitzy shopping malls and swanky hotels mirror Kazakstan's vast natural resources. In the outskirts, villages with no running water and basic services tell a different story of poverty and inequality.
26 Jan 22
Vast natural resources have made a select few rich while millions of Kazaks struggle to make ends meet.
20 Jan 22
Experts predict further prosecutions and tightened censorship in the wake of unrest.
13 Jan 22
Arrests seen as a way for Kazak authorities to justify their claim that the clashes were sparked by external forces.
11 Jan 22