These are anxious times for many Uzbeks in Kyrgyzstan. Some families are taking desperate measures to keep their daughters out of harm’s way.
Regional giant Kazakhstan has remained aloof from its neighbors' long-running disputes over water resources. That may be changing.
TOL Talk: Kyrgyzstan’s crisis is no longer in the headlines, but it continues nonetheless, with mass round-ups, beatings, and torture.
A crashing economy and personal ills have left thousands homeless in Bishkek. Some have gone underground. From EurasiaNet.
A decentralized whistle-blower group like WikiLeaks could be the best hope to shed light on the secretive dealings of Central Asian governments.
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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.