Melting glaciers, converging landslides and avalanches, depleting water supplies, droughts, reducing crop yields and desertification are not a complete list of the negative effects of global warming on Central Asia, which is very vulnerable to climate change on the Eurasian mainland.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has hailed the delivery of a first batch of US LNG under a long-term deal, saying it marked a ‘historic’ moment for bilateral economic relations.
Strengthening rule of law-compliant criminal justice responses to terrorism was the aim of a two-day seminar for over 30 Turkmen practitioners from relevant government agencies and the bar association which concluded July 25 in Ashgabat.
The second leg of the Turkish Stream pipeline will go through Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday (26 July).
French President Emmanuel Macron visited Serbia on July 15, the first such visit of a sitting French head of state since former President Jacques Chirac in 2001, only months after the fall of the regime of former Serbian President Slobodan Milošević.
Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin and his Uzbek counterpart Abdulla Aripov opened Beineu-Akzhigit international highway July 17 in the Mangystau Region on the border with Uzbekistan. The highway will boost freight traffic from 1,000 to 7,000 vehicles per day and their speed from 50 to 100 kilometres per hour.
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Kazakhstan and China indicated high level of bilateral cooperation and discussed plans on expanding partnership between countries, reports with reference to the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development of Kazakhstan.
It is important to develop such essential infrastructure projects like Rail Baltica which connect our region, Saeima Speaker Inara Murniece (National Alliance) said during a meeting with visiting Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda.
In recent weeks, Russian media has been actively reporting on Uzbekistan’s various contracts to purchase Russian military equipment—some of it apparently state of the art (see below).