Central Asia

16 March 2011
Moscow Fires Shot Across Bishkek’s Bow Premium

The source of renewed Russian displeasure with Bishkek is connected with the nationalization of one of Kyrgyzstan’s largest companies. From EurasiaNet.

By Cholpon Orozobekova
9 March 2011
How Much Democracy Does Kyrgyzstan Need?

Supporters say informal popular assemblies could bolster Kyrgyzstan’s efforts to solidify its fledgling parliamentary system. From EurasiaNet.

By Chris Rickleton
28 February 2011
Dedication on 2,000 Soms

To be a schoolteacher in Kyrgyzstan requires education, training, and, for most, working at least one extra job.

By Usman Khakimov
23 February 2011
Kyrgyz Civil Society Flexes Strength Over Orphanage

Bishkek backs off plans to convert an unprofitable children’s shelter into a kindergarten. From EurasiaNet.

By Chris Rickleton
22 February 2011
White Marble City

Ashgabat gleams with new buildings and gobbles up the old. From EurasiaNet.

By David Trilling



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