Central Asia


17 August 2016
Startup Brings Internet to Remote Kyrgyz Villages

Only one in seven households in the Central Asian country has the internet, and far fewer have access to broadband service.

 
10 August 2016
Bold Mongolian Girl Stars in New Documentary
Set amid stunning mountain scenery, ‘The Eagle Huntress’ follows a teenager’s dream of becoming a master of her craft.
 
10 August 2016
Nearly 200 Suspected Islamist Radicals Jailed in Separate Tajik Trials
Two cases underscore the government’s hard line approach to dealing with those it believes subscribe to foreign versions of Islam.
 
9 August 2016
Mental Athletics Increasingly Popular in Mongolia

Mongolians, statistically, are the world’s best speed memorizers, in no small part thanks to one man’s visionary scheme.

 
8 August 2016
In Search of a Turkmen Nation

How the bizarre eccentricities of the country’s leaders and a wealth of new customs are contributing to the creation of ‘invented traditions.’

By Abel Polese
 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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