The mass starvation of the Stalinist 1930s doesn’t figure largely in official histories of the period.
Beijing’s agreement to release ethnic Kazakhs is its only concession so far to mounting outrage over the camp system.
Three suspects held in savage attack on two rangers investigating poaching of saiga antelopes.
Long after the fall of both the Nazi and communist regimes, today's new authoritarians have come up with creative ways to wash away inconvenient knowledge.
The Internet’s vast potential for self-expression seems more relevant in Central Asia than ever before. From Eurasianet.
The Central Asian country is tied to China by a multitude of trade and ethnic links.
In an unusual program, artists team up with NGOs from Russia and Central Asia to tell their stories in visually striking ways.
Revered Kazakh boxer Serik Konakbaev wants to supplant the current head of amateur boxing, who faces U.S. accusations of abetting organized crime.
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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.