2 February 2016
Iran Potential Economic Lifeline for Struggling Central Asia

The region badly needs new investment as Russian money flees. Yet significant cooperation with Iran is years away.

20 January 2016
Central Asian Religion Reporting Probed

Region’s media often serve as mouthpieces for policies that stigmatize all but non-political religious activity.

6 January 2016
Bishkek Skyline Reflects Som’s Drop

Stalled construction projects across Kyrgyzstan capital’s ‘golden quarter’ are emblematic of the currency’s sharp losses.

4 January 2016
Kyrgyzstan Deports Briton for Insulting National Dish

A British employee of Kyrgyzstan's biggest gold mine lands himself in hot water by comparing the country’s national dish to a horse’s penis.

22 December 2015
Kyrgyzstan Mulls Tighter Visa Rules in Face of Terror Threat

Security chief says Islamists from Western Europe could strike in the country, but gives no evidence.

1 December 2015
Kyrgyzstan’s Luckiest Baby
Former Soviet republic rewards family of its 6 millionth citizen with cash, new home.
19 October 2015
CIS Leaders Agree to Extend Military Cooperation Premium

Leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have signed 17 agreements on military cooperation.

12 October 2015
Terrorists Escape Kyrgyzstan Prison Premium
Three guards killed as Islamist inmates break out.
8 October 2015
Bulgaria Denies Kyrgyzstan Extradition Request Premium

Canadian mining company ex-CEO faces ‘trumped-up’ corruption charges.

5 October 2015
Kyrgyzstan Votes In Six Pro-Russian Parties Premium

Central Asia’s only country with an ‘even nominal parliamentary democracy’ votes for status quo.





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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