Central Asia

16 June 2016
Four Kazakh Olympic Champions Fail Doping Tests

Athletes, including Kazakh icon Ilya Ilyin, are likely to lose their 2012 Olympic medals.

15 June 2016
New App Will Simplify Mail Delivery in Mongolia
The app assigns a three-word combination to every point on the planet, ideal for the billions who have no mailing address.
14 June 2016
U.S. Easing Pressure on Hardline Central Asian Regimes
State Department’s budget request emphasizes concrete policy goals instead of loosely worded calls to defend rights and freedoms.
10 June 2016
Punk’s Not (Yet) Dead in Dushanbe
Under the combined blows of economic decline and official disapproval, alternative lifestyles are withering in the Tajik capital.
10 June 2016
Five Dead as Kazakh Police Hit Suspected Militants
Police were hunting suspects involved in weekend attacks in western city of Aktobe.
7 June 2016
Legal Conflict Escalates over Kyrgyz Gold Mine

The Kyrgyz government has launched a criminal investigation of the Canadian company that owns the Kumtor mine.




Moldovan diaries

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.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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