- Gazprom creates company in Mongolia for gas pipeline design
Gazprom plans to complete preparation of the feasibility study for gas pipeline construction through Mongolia in the first quarter of 2021
Tass. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:05:12 +0300.
- Kazakh Court Imposes Three-Year Parole Restrictions On Activist
A court in Kazakhstan has imposed a three-year parole restriction on Kazakh activist Maks Boqaev after his expected release on February 4.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:19:58 +0000.
- Analysis: Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan Resolve A 30-Year Dispute Over Caspian Field
A videoconference between the Azerbaijani and Turkmen presidents resulted in a surprise announcement that a nearly 30-year disagreement over ownership of a natural-gas field in the middle of the Caspian Sea was resolved.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:12:46 +0000.
- Kazakh doctors put newborn in freezer to cover up negligence in declaring him stillborn, trial hears
Two senior doctors and a midwife in Kazakhstan have been jailed after putting a newborn baby into a morgue freezer to cover up having wrongly declared the infant stillborn, a court heard.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Jan 2021 12:33:43 +0000.
- Valmont's (VMI) Valley Irrigation Forms JV With Kusto Group
Valmont's (VMI) Valley Irrigation enters into a joint venture with Kusto Group to set up sustainable agriculture in Central Asia.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 14 Jan 2021 13:16:00 GMT.
- Kyrgyzstan election: Sadyr Japarov wins presidency with landslide
Frontrunner Sadyr Japarov will have sweeping new powers after voters backed a presidential system.
BBC News. Mon, 11 Jan 2021 14:11:37 GMT.
- Kazakh ruling party sweeps election; OSCE says vote uncompetitive
Kazakhstan's only registered opposition party declined to field candidates in Sunday's poll.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 11 Jan 2021 12:09:02 +0000.
- Newly-elected Kyrgyzstan president to boost his powers
MOSCOW (AP) - A nationalist politician who won a landslide victory in Kyrgyzstan's presidential election said he would push for quick constitutional changes to strengthen the powers of the presidency. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 11 Jan 2021 06:01:02 -0500.
- Kyrgyzstan election: Sadyr Japarov looks set for landslide victory
Early results show Sadyr Japarov with 80% - and could see him enjoy sweeping new presidential powers.
BBC News. Sun, 10 Jan 2021 23:06:42 GMT.
- Kazakhstan: The Biggest Surprise In 2020 Frontier Financial Markets
From bonds that yield half a percent due to outrageous demand, to new stock listings at Astana International Financial Center, Kazakhstan ends 2020 on a high note despite pandemic.
By Kenneth Rapoza, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 20 Dec 2020 17:00:00 -0500.
- Ice dancers training in West Palm eye Beijing Olympics
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - A skating duo - her from Boca Raton, him from Kazakhstan - hope to ice dance their way into the next Winter Olympics. ...
Sonja Isger, Palm Beach Post. Washington Times. Sat, 19 Dec 2020 03:00:10 -0500.
- How scientists are using declassified military photographs to analyse historical ecological change
Researchers are using Cold War spy satellite images to explore changes in the environment, including deforestation in Romania, marmot decline in Kazakhstan and ecological damage from bombs in Vietnam.
Science Daily. Thu, 17 Dec 2020 11:29:39 EST.
The nations of Central Asia include Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Mongolia,
as well as Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. For more news and official
information about these nations, visit the national government websites
The Republic of Kazakhstan's
capital city is Astana, and its national currency is the Tenge.
The primary language of Kazakhstan is Kazakh, and in 2020, the
nation's estimated population was 18,776,707.
The Kyrgyz Republic's
capital city is Bishkek, and its national currency is the Som.
The primary languages of Kyrgyzstan are Kyrgyz and Russian, and the
country's estimated population in 2020 was 6,524,195.
Mongolia's capital city
is Ulaanbaatar, and its currency is the Tugrug. Khalka Mongolian
is the primary language of Mongolia, and in 2020, Mongolia's population
was estimated at 3,278,290.
The Republic of Tajikistan's capital city
is Dushanbe, and its official currency is the Somoni. Tajik, Uzbek,
and Russian are commonly used languages in Tajikistan, and in 2020,
the estimated population of Tajikistan was 9,537,645.
Turkmenistan's capital city
is Ashgabat, and its national currency is the Manat. The primary
languages of Turkmenistan are Turkmen, Russian, and Uzbek, and its
estimated 2020 population was 6,031,200.
The Republic of Uzbekistan's
capital city is Tashkent, and its currency is the Sum. The primary
language of Uzbekistan is Uzbek, and its estimated population in 2020