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President Almazbek Atambaev meets the speaker of Kyrgyzstan's parliament and leaders of the five main parties. (Photo: Kyrgyz president's press service)
22 Sep 17
Legacy seen as key in contest that has already narrowed to two main contenders.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev (left) greets his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoe. (Photo: Press Service of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic)
8 Sep 17
Landmark meeting indicates progress over trade and border issues.
Omurbek Tekebaev (left) and Duishonkul Chotonov in the court room. (Photo: kloop.kg)
31 Aug 17
Move interpreted as attempt to silence opposition media.
Ozubek Chotonov (right), founder of Marva TV Islamic studio. (Photo: Ayan TV)
19 Aug 17
A range of broadcasters are catering for a public increasingly interested in religion.
Alexey Malashenko, chief researcher at the Dialogue of Civilizations (DOC) think-tank. (Photo courtesy of Prof. Malashenko)
Interview
3 Jul 17
How religion and politics are mixing in a previously secular state.
Former prime minister Temir Sariev, gives his old valuable Quran to the lecturer of Islamic university of Kyrgyzstan Chubak Jalilov. (Photo: 24.kg news agency)
26 Jun 17
Will politicians use religious discourse to appeal to the electorate?
President of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambaev. (Photo: kremlin.ru)
24 Mar 17
Independent outlets fear pressure may fuel self-censorship.
Convicts going for a walk at Kyrgyzstan's only women's prison at Stepnoe. (Photo: IWPR)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Experts say that jailing women has far-reaching societal repercussions.
Journalists working for Umma, Kyrgyzstan’s only Muslim affairs magazine. (Photo courtesy of UMMA magazine)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Women may wear hijab, but they refuse to be pigeonholed.
A veteran politician Omurbek Tekebaev was detained for two months in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: RFE/RL)
2 Mar 17
Authorities accused of a selective use of the law when dealing with opponents.

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