New Internationalist

Articles by Nick Megoran

Kyrgyzstan

Nick Megoran revisits one of the poorest of the former Soviet republics and finds that instability, corruption and ethnic tensions remain.

  • March 1, 2012
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Tajikistan

Although Tajikistan is the heir to an ancient Persian and Turkic cultural legacy, the modern state dates back to 1929 and Stalin’s creation of the Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic.

  • March 1, 2007
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Turkmenistan

  • March 1, 2003
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Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan was cobbled together in the 1920s and seems an uneasy mix of recently settled Kyrgyz nomads, sedentary Uzbeks and émigré Slavs and Germans.

  • May 1, 2002
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