by Vladimir Rozanskij | TURKMENISTAN-RUSSIA

At the Kazan International Economic Forum, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov - former president and adre of the current Turkmen head of state - called for "an Islamic initiative in the name of peace, mutual understanding and trust" to be presented to the UN. He pointed to the relations between Russia and Islamic countries as a model.

US cooperation aid in Central Asia

by Vladimir Rozanskij | KAZAKHSTAN

Turkmenistan's sick economy

by Vladimir Rozanskij | TURKMENISTAN

The Future of the Eurasian Economic Union

by Vladimir Rozanskij | RUSSIA - CENTRAL ASIA

Despite its rich energy resources, for which it receives billions of dollars from exports, Turkmenistan continues to experience a severe internal economic crisis. And with the greatest difficulties in emigrating to other countries, thousands from the villages flock to the capital in search of work. With police harassing the 'vagrants'.

| 15/07/2024
by Vladimir Rozanskij

In the country led by the president-son Serdar Berdymukhamedov, kinship relations are multiplying among officials at every level, while without blood ties it is very difficult to get ahead, even for the most gifted, perhaps even with a degree abroad.

| 24/06/2024
by Vladimir Rozanskij

The President of South Korea visited Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in recent days. The focus of attention was access to rare earth minerals, which are particularly needed by Korean manufacturers of semiconductors and accumulators. 

| 19/06/2024

Today's news: In Sumatra seven months in prison for a comedian for a joke about Mohammed; 21-year-old Afghan Manizha Talash, who fled the Taliban, at the Olympic Games in the refugee team; Hong Kong outlaws and withdraws passports from six activists who fled to the UK; Two Indians recruited by the Russian army killed in the war in Ukraine; New attack in Yerevan against synagogue. 

| 12/06/2024
by Vladimir Rozanskij

President Berdymukhamedov calls for ‘adequate rest’ programmes during the summer holidays, with the state media extolling compliance with international conventions. But the reality tells of hundreds of thousands of children who are unable to feed themselves adequately, while in the cities those over the age of five can already dedicate themselves to washing cars and helping out at market stalls or construction sites.

| 06/06/2024

Today's news: reports of workplace abuse have doubled in South Korea in five years; Baghdad will send 10 million liters of fuel to the Gaza Strip; Public apology from a company in Malaysia for a shoe logo that resembles the word "Allah"; The Taliban have built a wall around the Eidgah mosque in Kandahar for fear of ISIS attacks: Moscow has slowed issuing work permits to migrants from Central Asia.

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