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December 02, 2015
Khadija Ismayilova’s First Year in Prison and the Investigative Journalism Landscape in Eurasia
RFE/RL marks Ismayilova's first year behind bars with an RFE/RLive Hangout that will provide an update on her case, and discuss developments relating to investigative journalism in the former Soviet states.
November 03, 2015
The U.S. and Central Asia: A New Relationship?
Join RFE/RLive for insights into what a "post-Afghanistan relationship" might look like between the U.S. and the five countries of Central Asia just visited by Secretary of State John Kerry, especially in the areas of security and human rights.
October 20, 2015
The Taliban Threat to Central Asia
Last week, Taliban militants launched a series of coordinated attacks, capturing a key district on the Afghanistan-Turkmenistan border. As the northern border of Afghanistan becomes a flashpoint for a revitalized Taliban insurgency, we examine the threat to Central Asia.
October 07, 2015
What's Behind the Crackdown in Turkmenistan?
Turkmenistan, long ranked as among the world's most closed societies, is waging an unprecedented campaign against the few independent journalists and activists seeking to provide an alternative to the government's monopoly on information.
October 01, 2015
The Capture of Kunduz
In its biggest victory in 15 years, Taliban militants captured the city of Kunduz on Monday - sending shockwaves throughout the country. Afghan forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, quickly reclaimed the town, but what does this mean for an already fragile Afghanistan?
September 22, 2015
Election Day: Kyrgyzstan
Although domestic concerns are driving the pre-election debate in Kyrgyzstan, the outcome of the vote will also either confirm the Kyrgyz government’s recent foreign policy tilt towards Russia, or push the country back toward its more familiar independence and moderation within Central Asia.