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10 Nov 15
Despite relatively progressive legislation, women still find themselves marginalised.
Kyrgyz prime minister Temir Sariev (right) with Kazak deputy prime minister Bakytjan Sagintaev at the ceremony marking the official end of customs procedures, August 12, 2015. (Photo: Kyrgyz government website)
25 Aug 15
Exporters say customs controls with Kazakstan remain in place despite launch of free trade rules.
President Nursultan Nazarbaev. (Photo: Serik Kovlanbaev)
18 May 15
Keeping everyone guessing helps ensure President Nazarbaev’s position is unassailable.
6 May 15
Legal system has been slow to enforce payment orders on wayward ex-husbands.
22 Apr 15
Prosecuting Serik Ahmetov will help president show he’s serious about corruption, even though the problem is systemic.
Media rights Tamara Kaleeva. (Photo: Serik Kovlanbaev)
25 Mar 15
Provision sneaked into legislative package protecting minors from offensive online content.
11 Mar 15
Weekly consistently criticised government’s closeness to Moscow.
27 Feb 15
Feared while in power, Rahat Aliev failed to rebrand himself as an upstanding dissident.
4 Feb 15
“Ethnic insult” charge comes at a time when the Russian minority question has come to the fore.
22 Dec 14
Authorities have yet to respond to concerns about a bill that civil society groups fear will curb their activities.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.