Central Asia Editor
Unlike in other Central Asia republics, multiple factions rather than one strong state are undermining media freedom, say journalists.
Kazakstan’s former capital has become a magnet for ambitious young Central Asians, attracted not just by opportunities but also by welcoming environment.
December violence used as stick to beat government critics who complained about it.
Anonymous web postings used to counter online dissent through argument, distraction or abusive comments.
Prejudicе, abuse and fear of attacks keeps LGBT community in shadows.
Moscow will find it hard to claw back former economic dominance as China moves into Central Asian region.
At least 14 die as police fire on demonstrators while Central Asian state celebrates two decades of independence.
Political tensions, trade rules and simple corruption make travel between Central Asian states a complex and unpleasant business.
Managing succession when veteran leaders leave the stage is greatest risk factor for region's stability, leading American expert says.
Roza Otunbaeva recalls difficult times as head of state.