coronavirus

How Much Money Did the Central Asian Countries Receive to Fight COVID-19?

Altynay Karimova 15.09.20

What kind of monetary assistance from foreign organizations did the Central Asian countries receive in the fight against COVID-19 and its consequences?

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Kazakhstan: Were the Billions of Dollars Effectively Spent on Countering COVID-19?

Asel Sultan 12.08.20

The coronavirus pandemic cost all countries a lot. Kazakhstan spent almost $13 billion on countering COVID-19, but the mass infection was not prevented. There was a shortage of medicines and hospital beds. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: Business Owners at Issyk Kul Try to Survive by Means of Domestic Tourists

CABAR.asia 04.08.20

Due to coronavirus pandemic, businesses cannot rely on foreign visitors this year. And the flow of domestic tourists is rather small. 

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Pandemic and Human Rights: Only Repressive System is Functioning in Kazakhstan

Asel Sultan 03.08.20

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, civil activists are being detained in Kazakhstan for peaceful actions and posts on Facebook, and doctors who tell about the problems with supplies in hospitals are intimidated and fired from job. (more…)

“Coronavirus” Bonuses to Health Workers in Kazakhstan: Will Be or Won’t Be

Gulnaz Mustafa 28.07.20

Kazakhstan suspended additional payments to health workers who are involved in the struggle against coronavirus despite the fact that the situation in the country got worse significantly.

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Photoreport: Tajikistan: Few Jobs, Many Candidates

CABAR.asia 24.07.20

Many men left without work due to the coronavirus in Tajikistan are forced to stand for hours waiting for employers at ‘mardikorbazars’.

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Kyrgyzstan: Shopping Malls, Taxis and Vehicle Service Stations Have Highest Risk of Covid-19 Spreading

Olga Ruslanova 23.07.20

After the lift of emergency on May 10, Kyrgyzstan encountered dramatic increase in the number of confirmed cases – more than 27 times, from one thousand to 27.1 thousand people. From the moment restrictions were lifted until today, the country has 387 confirmed coronavirus cases every day in average. (more…)

Kazakhstan: No Medicines, Hospital Admission Only Through Connections

CABAR.asia 20.07.20

In early March, the authorities predicted three thousand coronavirus infected patients in Kazakhstan. Today, there are over 50 thousand infected in the country already. There is a shortage of hospital beds in Kazakh hospitals. Patients are placed in the corridors. Not everyone is admitted, only those under 60. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: People Want President and Government to Be Put on Trial. What for?

Daniil Lyapichev 15.07.20

A TV journalist, Raushan Aitkulova, filed a petition to the General Prosecutor’s Office against the president of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbai Zheenbekov, and the government saying they were guilty of coronavirus deaths. (more…)

Photoreport: Quarantine Is Back in Tashkent

CABAR.asia 10.07.20

The special republican commission for countering the spread of coronavirus in Uzbekistan decided to strengthen quarantine restrictions from July 1. (more…)