Three decades after gaining independence, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan face a growing struggle convincing investors and markets of the potential for significant new oil opportunities in the Caspian region.
A partial handover of political power through an orchestrated transition takes Kazakhstan into uncharted territory. Will it be able to pursue modernization and reform, and break from its authoritarian past?
Tajikistan spent all the proceeds from its first ever eurobond on the giant Rogun hydropower dam. It is still consuming a quarter of the budget each year.
The EAEU is shopping for partners in Asia. Middle finger to the West or sound trade policy?
Central Asia needs more 500kV loops in order to share power between the countries of the region.
The squabbling is good news for a regime that relentlessly tries to divide and conquer the opposition.
The Prosecutor's Office in Geneva is conducting a criminal case against Ilyas Khrapunov, son-in-law of BTA Bank's former owner. Khrapunov is suspected of laundering money stolen from BTA Bank.
Government critics argue that the ruling has transformed the protestors, three of whom are mothers of young children, into political martyrs.
Advertising Week Europe joins Standard Chartered in pulling backing for royal's main charity following 'car crash' interview - as FOUR universities consider ditching him
Belgium again finds itself amidst a scandal that threatens to become “Kazakhgate-II”.
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