Economy

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WSJ: Kyrgyzstan Blocked From London Gold Trading Over Missing Bars

Decision likely stops gold-dependent central Asian economy from selling bullion in international hubs The organization that oversees London’s gold trading blocked metal mined in Kyrgyzstan from entering the city’s market, …

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Eurasianet: Turkmenistan – Water mess

While clumsy on COVID-19, Turkmenistan is being more sure-footed, or consistent at least, on the Afghanistan front. Plus, unsustainable agriculture. Our weekly briefing. Schoolchildren in Turkmenistan don’t know if they’re …