35 people killed in Turkish cargo plane crash in Kyrgyzstan

The plane crashed at 7:31 am local time (GMT+6) in the village of Dacha-Suu near the Manas International Airport 25 km from the capital Bishkek, according to the local outlet AKIpress. Flight TK6491 of Turkish Airlines was supposed to stop at Manas en

Kazakhstan offers Ukraine transit route bypassing Russia

This was reported by the Atameken National Chamber of the Entrepreneurs (NCE) of the Republic of Kazakhstan, citing the Deputy Chairman of the NCE Dana Zhunusova, reports with reference to UAWire. Due to the introduction of additional restrictive measures by Russia

Central Asian countries face problems as Russian economy shrinks

Russia’s central Asian satellite states lack the immunity to fend off the economic ills which have beset their larger neighbor. Payments from workers in Russia make up 30 percent of GDP for Kyrgyzstan, 24 percent for Moldova, and 20 percent for Armenia,