Central Asia & Caucasus Data
Current platform capacity in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan.
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- Housing Prices Really Hit Home In Hungaryon January 24, 2021
Since 2010, housing prices in Hungary have almost doubled -- one of the largest increases among EU members. Here's how other countries compare.
- States Of Sadness: Ukraine, North Macedonia Feeling Frustratedon January 22, 2021
According to a recent report done by the Gallup International Association, about one-third of people in Ukraine and North Macedonia say they are not satisfied with their lives – among the largest shares in 42 locations that were surveyed.
- Stuck In Traffic: Moscow's The Worston January 21, 2021
Moscow became the world’s most traffic-congested city in 2020.
- We See You! How Russia Has Expanded Its Video-Surveillance Systemon January 20, 2021
In 2020, Russia ranked third in the world in terms of the number of CCTV cameras on its territory. The country also invested millions of dollars in facial-recognition software and launched one of the world's most comprehensive surveillance systems in Moscow. While authorities say this will increase public safety and help fight the coronavirus pandemic, human rights activists have raised concerns about the lack of regulation and possible violations of data privacy.
- Biden and Xi fire hot first salvos over Taiwanon January 25, 2021
Over a dozen People’s Liberation Army (PLA) fighter jets pierced Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the weekend, a Chinese provocation aimed in part at newly installed President Joe Biden’s administration. Taiwan’s Defense Ministry claimed that the Chinese squadron consisted of six J-10 fighters, four J-16s, two SU-30s, a Y-8 reconnaissance aircraft and two
- Taiwan’s Covid success undone by new viral strainon January 25, 2021
A growing cluster of untraceable infections at a major hospital in Taiwan threatens to end the island’s commendable record in keeping Covid-19 at bay. The large Taoyuan Hospital in the northern city of Taoyuan, directly managed by Taiwan’s Health and Welfare Ministry, has since last week seen the coronavirus infect 13 patients, doctors and nurses
- Kim’s diplomatic warriors defecting one by oneon January 25, 2021
SEOUL – The acting ambassador at North Korea’s embassy in Kuwait, Ryu Hyun-woo, has defected to South Korea, the South’s media reported on Monday. If the reports are accurate, that makes him one of the highest-ranked former North Koreans in South Korea. The Seoul press, while often incorrectly reporting purges in North Korea, has a
- Continuing with Trump’s China policies is follyon January 25, 2021
If testimonies at the confirmation hearings of the four key cabinet nominees are a preview of the Joe Biden administration’s policies on China, there is little hope that (the world’s most important and complicated) US-China relationship will be back on track any time soon. Antony Blinken, Lloyd Austin, Janet Yellen and Avril Haines, respectively the
- We expected some more turn in second innings: Balbirnieon January 25, 2021
Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 25 (ANI): Ireland skipper Andrew Balbirnie has admitted that the target of 260 runs for Afghanistan in the second ODI on a pitch that became more dead as the game progressed w
- The Hu Featured on Bank of Mongolia's New Commemorative Coinon January 25, 2021
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- Does bombing in Iraq prove ISIS has not been defeated?on January 25, 2021
By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus], January 25 (ANI): Last Thursday morning the center of the Iraqi capital Baghdad was shaken by a twin suicide bombing which killed at least 32 people and wounded more t
- China and Tajikistan increase military presence along Afghan borderon January 25, 2021
China and Tajikistan have increased the number of border troops and outposts along their borders with Afghanistan, security forces confirmed. An Ariana News reporter also reported having seen the incr