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Kyrgyzstan's President Wants Another Russian Military Base
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Kyrgyzstan's President Wants Another Russian Military Base

rferl.org:   That's right. Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambaev said he wants Russia to establish a second military base in his country. There hasn't been any Russian reaction to that so far but just as important will be the reactions from the governments in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan where officials must be pondering Atambaev's comments.

29-06-2017, 10:11
Op-ed: Kazakhstan’s silent technological revolution
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Op-ed: Kazakhstan’s silent technological revolution

The ninth largest by territory country in the world -- Kazakhstan -- is embarking on a technological revolution that has never been conceived in the post-Soviet area. According to central Asian experts it includes ubiquitous automation, robotization, development of artificial intelligence and the international technology park of start-ups that might seem unreal for the neighboring countries in the entire Central Asian region, at least for now. In addition, Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev tasked his government to diversify economy and set the new course until 2025.