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01 April 2020
Stranded Migrants Removed From Moscow Airport
25 March 2020
How The 2005 Tulip Revolution Changed Kyrgyzstan
Fifteen years ago, protesters in Kyrgyzstan launched a chain of events that many observers thought would bring lasting democratic change to this strategic Central Asian country. But what long-term impact has the 2005 Tulip Revolution actually had?
20 November 2019
Gorbachev's Ex-Spokesperson: 1989 Uprisings Accelerated USSR Collapse
The upheavals of 1989 that led to the collapse of eastern Europe’s communist governments would prove to be precursors of the USSR’s own collapse, but, at the time, this was far from clear. To find out firsthand how then Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev interpreted the destruction of the Berlin Wall and Czechoslovakia’s Velvet Revolution, Current Time spoke with Andrei Grachev, Gorbachev’s press secretary from August – December 1991.
09 April 2019
Shot Or Thrown Away: Stray Dogs In Central Asia Face Brutal Treatment
In Turkmenistan, a witness filmed city workers throwing dogs into a garbage truck. In Kyrgyzstan, gunmen were seen shooting strays in broad daylight near a playground. Across Central Asia, animal rights activists are pushing for laws banning cruelty to animals -- and they're making progress.