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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Alena Kharlamova pictured whilst living in college halls of residence. (Photo: Zarina Ergasheva)
11 Aug 16
There is little state provision for a particularly vulnerable sector of the population.
Cartoonist from Almaty, Kazakstan, Murat Dilmanov. (Photo courtesy of M. Dilmanov)
Interview
3 Aug 16
How one artist is trying to stir public debate through humour.
Kazak police. (Photo: Andrei Grishin)
Interview
28 Jul 16
Government needs to tackle specific risks, not get distracted by conspiracy theories.
A mosque in southern Bishkek hosts educational lectures for women. (Photo: Almazkan Akmatova)
17 Jul 16
Once the preserve of rural communities, imams are now providing counselling in urban areas.
Tajik army soldiers. (Photo: Shodmon Holov)
7 Jul 16
Dushanbe wants to boost its defence forces, but people simply don’t want to join up.
 Almaty Zoo is a popular destination for locals. (Photo: Aktan Rysaliev)
6 Jul 16
The plight of a female tiger has caught public attention and raised hopes for change.
The presidential palace in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. (Photo: Helen Stevenson)
4 Jul 16
Grand architecture aims to reinforce national identity, but the human reality is different.
Ibrohim Usmonov, member of Tajik Journalists' Union. (Photo courtesy of I. Usmonov)
Interview
28 Jun 16
Credible reporting is disappearing from the public discourse.
A mosque in the city of Naryn. (Photo: Evgeni Zotov/Flickr)
21 Jun 16
Faith has been growing as a force in the country ever since independence.
Inga Sikorskaya. (Photo: IWPR)
Comment
16 Jun 16
The government wants to control people’s lives both online and offline.

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