In a melee of hooves and hands, a scrum of horseriders on the plains of Central Asia wrestle to get control of the ball.
Russia continues working on setting up a joint air defence system with all of its ex-Soviet military allies, including Kazakhstan.
Hairatan, the only crossing between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan, is an ominous bellwether of economic activity in northern Afghanistan.
Now authorities across ex-Soviet Central Asia are facing an unexpected legitimacy test as falling oil prices and Russia's recession.
Tajikistan is to hold a referendum in May that is expected to let President Emomali Rakhmon stay in office.
Tajikistan has tightened restrictions on celebrations of the traditional festive season in schools in the Central Asian country, banning Christmas trees and gift-giving.
Tajikistan's parliament on Wednesday unanimously voted to grant President Emomali Rakhmon the title 'Leader of the Nation' for life.
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the USA have issued the Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation.
US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Tajikistan to talk about security threats on its Afghan border, on the fourth leg of a five-nation tour of Central Asia.
56 y.o. Kostanay native Sergey Polikarpov has won the Spring Half Marathon in Omsk, Russia for the sixth time.
Heads of CSTO member states’ delegations met in Dushanbe to discuss prospects of creating a unified air and missile defense system.
Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) had joint anti terrorist military drills in Kyrgyzstan.
Halo franchise has made free Halo Online FPS available to Kazakhstan and other former Soviet countries.
Kazakhstan hosted the meeting of the heads of governments of SCO member states in Astana yesterday.
The WMMAA Pro Asia Division Battle of Nomads-2 has been victorious for Kazahstani MMA fighters. On November 30, the International MMA Tournament kicked off in Almaty.
Kazakhstan is not strongly influenced by the changes in the currency rate of the Russian ruble.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has suggested creating a new development strategy for the CIS during Kazakhstan’s chairmanship.
Kazakhstani peacekeeping battalion is taking part in the Steppe Eagle 2014 exercise in Germany.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev urged Shanghai Cooperation Organization countries to solve their boarder issues.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Tajik President Emomalii Rakhmon in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
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