Uzbek insiders think they can avoid Kazakh-style unrest, but they’re not taking any chances.
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With Kazakhstan experiencing its worst unrest in three decades of independence, Abakhon Sultonnazarov, Central Asia director of the Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR), assesses latest developments and wider implications of the crisis.
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A mysterious video was uploaded to Telegram on January 7 showing four supposed terrorists with a Kalashnikov and a Kazakh flag who claimed to be members of the "Kazakh Liberation Front" or "KLF".
Former president widely thought to have fled abroad in panic as nation’s unrest mounted.
Kazakhstan’s December 2011 Zhanaozen massacre was followed by protests but unlike this week’s mass unrest – which also started in the remote western oil town – they petered out. What has changed?
Whatever reshaped establishment emerges out of the country’s carnage may lick its lips at the prospect of taking over the fabulously wealthy Nazarbayev’s assets.
Resignation of Cabinet announced as concession but Kazakhs know real power is held by presidential regime.
Nation has entered another phase in its ongoing collapse in all fields.
Moldova's economy is back to growth, with strong support from its western partners.
Soon after Southeast Europe emerged from the autumn wave of the pandemic, cases are already rising again as the Omicron variant spreads in the region.
Russia's economy bounced back strongly in 2021 from the double whammy of an oil price shock and the pandemic, but growth will slow in 2022 as the low base effects wear off.
Ukraine’s economy bounced back strongly in 2021 following a deep recession in 2020 caused by the coronavirus, but low investment, the slow progress with reform and the high geopolitical tensions with Russia have stymied growth.