Central Asia

8 April 2010
Not the Tulip Revolution All Over Again Premium

The similarities between Kyrgyzstan’s current unrest and the protests of five years ago are easy to spot, but they don’t tell the whole story.

By Alisher Khamidov
7 April 2010
Protests Turn Violent in Kyrgyzstan

Demonstrators face riot police amid reports of deaths and government offices being stormed.

By TOL and neweurasia
2 April 2010
The High Cost of Kyrgyz Authenticity Premium

Expensive customs are coming under attack by Kyrgyz politicians and religious leaders.

By Hamid Toursunov and Bakyt Ibraimov
26 March 2010
Giving a Dam Premium
Most Tajiks welcome the construction of a massive new dam, but some say they are being strong-armed into paying for it.
By Botur Kosimi and Faromarz Olamafruz
26 March 2010
Changing the Leopard’s Colors Premium

Five years on many in Kyrgyzstan are asking what really changed as a result of the “Tulip Revolution.”

25 March 2010
Leaving Home to Go Home

Kyrgyzstan’s ethnic Russians, isolated and increasingly powerless, are heading to the Motherland in droves.

By Hamid Toursunov


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