As uniformed police shrug their shoulders, human rights defender says Sergei Naumov may have been seized by secret service.
But why is the government so keen to crush opposition election chances?
Official refusal to disclose Sergei Naumov’s location raises fears of ill-treatment.
Uninsured stallholders say they lost everything in devastating blaze.
Interview with Oinikhol Bobonazarova, a veteran NGO figure picked to stand against the current president.
Opposition bloc settles for leading civil society figure rather than politician.
Chronic under-investment in water management creates frequent supply cuts for residents of major town.
Leading members Russia and China ultimately have separate interests, especially when it comes to trade and energy deals in Central Asia.