Turkmenistan: The dammed united

Akhal-Teke: Eurasianet November 27, 2020

Travel bans, dams and Russian fans. This and more in Eurasianet's weekly Turkmenistan briefing.

China business briefing: Not happy with Kyrgyzstan

Niva Yau for Eurasianet November 6, 2020

Beijing keeps its cool when admonishing wayward satrapies. It has perfected the cold shoulder.

Turkmenistan: Everybody yurts, sometimes

Eurasianet September 25, 2020

In a rare nod to reality, Turkmenistan’s strongman hints at austerity.

Dirty money investigation reviews identified payments worth $1.4bn linked to Turkmenistan

bne IntelIiNews September 22, 2020

One case saw a $1.6mn payment from Turkmen trade ministry to a Scottish company for “confectioneries”. The money passed through Deutsche Bank in New York and arrived in a Latvian bank account.

Disasters in the making

Will Conroy in Prague September 19, 2020

Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan among countries ranked most vulnerable by inaugural edition of Ecological Threat Register.