On May 25, the president of Kazakhstan Kassym Zhomart-Tokayev signed amendments to the elections law. They introduce mandatory 30 per cent quotas for women and young people into voting lists of political parties. (more…)
5-Stan Podcast: Journalists’ and Civil Society Activists’ Role in Countering COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tajikistan
Tajikistan confirmed the first COVID-19 cases only on April 30, and became one of the last Central Asian countries to report it (except Turkmenistan, which still reports the absence of coronavirus). At first, the country’s healthcare system was not prepared for the pandemic. The citizens of the republic themselves assisted doctors and healthcare workers. (more…)
For many years, the border problems between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan can not only be resolved, but they often go into a pressing conflict phase. This issue of the podcast is dedicated to finding answers to current questions on this topic.
After the USSR collapse, all the republics that gained independence created their own armed forces. CABAR.asia decided to analyze military strength of the Central Asian countries.
Preventive measures of countering extremist ideology leading to violence require more comprehensive approaches than just blocking and penalties. (more…)
Coronavirus has been raging for the second week throughout Tajikistan. (more…)
Data on the number of infected, recovered and died of coronavirus in Central Asian countries.
Their number is declining every year. (more…)