25 October 2016
Kyrgyzstan's Ruling Coalition Collapses
President's party quits majority coalition over partners' refusal to support constitutional amendments.
5 October 2016
Kyrgyzstan Retries Ethnic Uzbek Activist Premium
UN says Azimjan Askarov, jailed for life in 2010 for stirring up ethnic hatred left 450 people dead, was tortured and denied a fair trial.
30 September 2016
Kyrgyzstan’s Crumbling Democracy Premium

A trend of growing authoritarianism continues in Central Asia with Kyrgyzstan’s new referendum.

20 September 2016
Kyrgyz Leader Expected to Return to Work After Heart Scare Premium

Almazbek Atambaev will likely restart his presidential duties next month after chest pains forced the cancellation of his visit to the UN General Assembly.

7 September 2016
Kyrgyzstan Hosts Second World Nomad Games Premium

This edition of the ethno-sports fest is bigger, brighter, and much better publicized than the original. 

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29 August 2016
Russia Opens Probe of Moscow Fire Tragedy Premium

Deaths of 14 Kyrgyzstani migrants underline the often hard conditions that Central Asian workers face.


17 August 2016
Startup Brings Internet to Remote Kyrgyz Villages Premium

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

15 July 2016
German Leader Meets Kyrgyzstan’s Singing President Premium

Islamic extremism and bilateral ties top the agenda as President Almazbek Atambaev meets his most important European partner.

12 July 2016
Activist in Kyrgyzstan Will be Retried Premium

Azimjan Askarov was among the ethnic Uzbeks sent to prison for allegedly fomenting fierce ethnic clashes in 2010.

29 June 2016
Kyrgyz-Kazakh Border on Alert After Anthrax Outbreak Premium

Kyrgyzstan asks Eurasian Union to help stop infected meat from crossing its border.




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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