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Market stalls at Green Bazaar, Almaty, Kazakstan. (Photo: Gaziza Baituova)
29 Sep 16
Neighbour states are not finding their new trade relations easy going.
(l to r) Late Uzbek president Islam Karimov (left), President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Summit. (Photo: Kremlin press office/Wikimedia)
Interview
26 Sep 16
Eurasian grouping will include half of the world’s population when it expands next year.
Daniil prepares to go to school for the first time. (Photo: Roman Buryak)
Photo Essay
22 Sep 16
Families willing to go to great lengths to ensure children get a specialised education.
Businessman Abubakr Azizkhodzhaev was imprisoned in Tajikistan. (Photo: Human Rights Watch)
Comment
16 Sep 16
Regimes are jumping on an anti-incitement bandwagon to silence critics.
The late President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov. (Photo: Host Photo Agency/Ria Novosti via Getty Images)
8 Sep 16
How has the late leader left his country after 25 years of autocratic rule?
The flag of Uzbekistan is flown at half-mast on the cabinet of ministers building in Tashkent. (Photo: Gazeta.uz news agency)
Comment
6 Sep 16
The late leader leaves a tainted legacy and no evident successor.
Traditional wedding in the Oykabura village in the Fergana Valley region of Uzbekistan. (Photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
Photo Essay
5 Sep 16
Looking back at images of life in the quarter-century since independence.
2 Sep 16
Rumours circulate that funeral preparations have already begun.
Islam Karimov pictured during Navruz celebrations in Tashkent in March, 2016. (Photo: News agency Uz24.uz)
31 Aug 16
The authoritarian system built over 25 years may outlast any one leader.
Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambaev (r) and Evgeny Dod (l), former head of RusGidro, at the launch of the Higher Naryn project in 2013. (Photo: Press service of the President of Kyrgyz Republic)
25 Aug 16
The planned cascade of plants seems doomed as investment collapses.

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