A new investigation reveals another side of Chinese infrastructure projects in Central Asia: elite corruption. From openDemocracy.
Daniyar Usenov was convicted of brutal crackdown on demonstrators in 2010 “color revolution.”
Although the custom can lead to years in prison, women are still regularly forced into marriage.
Six months into his term, President Jeenbekov is putting his own stamp on the country, dismaying his predecessor.
Washington may be giving up on Kyrgyzstan, China ups its game in Tajikistan, and both keep a watchful eye on Moscow.
The new holiday reveals patriotic sentiments in a country where national traditions are on the upswing.
Astana reinforces its status as a no-go area for independent media, while ostensibly more open Kyrgyzstan cracks down on opposition TV station.
Troubled region welcomes readiness to address longstanding grievances on both sides.
The popular ex-mufti insists that polygamy is tradition, sparking a debate on the role of Islam in the officially secular state.
Although no longer endangered, snow leopards remain on the list of threatened species.
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