Multimedia / Turkmenistan

Online Petitions in Central Asia: How Do They Work?

CABAR.asia 07.08.20

In 2019 and early 2020, about 90 petitions from Central Asian countries were published on the popular platform Change.org. (more…)

5-Stan Podcast: Myths and Realities of Regional Cooperation in Central Asia During a Pandemic

CABAR.asia 03.08.20

What has the coronavirus pandemic revealed about regional cooperation in Central Asia? Will the format of the consultative meetings continue? Will there be regional responses to the pandemic and economic crisis?

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“They Want to Hack and Compromise You”: What Do You Know about Internet Safety?

Daniil Lyapichev 29.07.20

Take a CABAR.asia quiz and learn how well you know how to protect yourself on the internet and what to do if you were hacked.

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Changes in The Wage Levels in Central Asia Against the US Dollar

Altynay Karimova 09.07.20

How much the average monthly wage in Central Asia had changed against the US dollar over the past decade?

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The armies of the countries of Central Asia: numbers and real combat effectiveness

Zulfiya Raissova 22.05.20

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. 

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Map of Central Asia [being updated]

CABAR.asia 09.05.20

Data on the number of infected, recovered and died of coronavirus in Central Asian countries.

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Donor Activity in Central Asian Countries since 1991

Arsen Omuraliev 30.04.20

This article discusses the distribution of international donor assistance for development in five Central Asian countries from 1991 to 2018. Assistance to Central Asia was distributed unevenly, each state in the region has a different amount and type of financing.

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Alcohol Consumption in Central Asia

Alcohol consumption is a social issue in Central Asia. The authorities of countries in the region regularly hold campaigns to reduce alcohol consumption and improve the citizens’ health. The issue nonetheless remains relevant and data on the region presents compelling numbers and trends.

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Discrepancies in Customs Statistics of Central Asian Countries

Jyldyz Sarieva 24.01.20

Recently, various publications circulate materials on the difference in commodity circulations between Central Asian countries and major partners. Deficiencies were indicated in the figures between the figures of the customs services of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan with China. This article shows attempts to identify a similar situation in other countries of the region.

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How Harmful is the Air in Central Asia – Explained on The Graphs

Edil Baiyzbekov 15.01.20

The concentration of harmful particles in Nur Sultan exceeds the annual norm by 2.5 times. Air quality in Almaty did not exceed the norm for only one day in five months. Bishkek often falls into the top of the most polluted cities in the world. The most dangerous days in 2019 for Dushanbe were summer and autumn, when dusty storms covered the city. In Ashgabat, the level of air pollution rarely exceeds the acceptable  norm. Air in Tashkent was harmful 80% of the days in 2019. 

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