On April 26 Kazakhstan will vote to choose the next president, as a way to respond to global economic and regional socio-political crisis. On February 25 Nursultan Nazarbayev took the decision to hold advanced poll, one year before the natural end of term of office, after that many state officials called for new election.

What is the impact of Kumtor on Kyrgyzstan’s Gold Mining Sector?

Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula was unlawfully annexed by referendum arranged by pro-Russian separatists backed by Russia. President Putin denies the annexation was politically motivated and driven by Soviet-reunification desires, but rather driven by the need to protect ethnic Russians in Crimea.

Kazakhstan's naval chief, Rear Admiral Zhanarbek Zhanzakov, has concluded a visit to Iran, where he signed a Memorandum of Understanding on defense cooperation.

Kyrgyzstan's prosecutor-general says at least nine more former and current officials in Kyrgyzstan face the possibility of corruption charges over a 2003 deal with Canada’s Centerra Gold company.

A group of international observers said on November 7 that Tajikistan's presidential election, won in a landslide by incumbent President Emomali Rahmon, lacked pluralism and genuine choice.

The results of the official visit of RF President V.Putin to Tajikistan that took place on October 4-5 suggest there is a probability of increased tension in the Central Asian region within the nearest 9-12 months.

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