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20 Jan 17
Intelligence services prepare dossier of people criticising country’s leader online.
Ryskulbekov hosts a wedding in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: Mariya Zozulya)
5 Jan 17
The toastmaster business is booming, but some fear celebratory excesses have gone too far.
Kyrgyz investigative reporters, winners of IWPR competition in Bishkek. (Photo: IWPR)
16 Dec 16
Award-winners have published a range of groundbreaking stories.
Altynbek Shaidullaev, imam of one of the mosques in Bishkek. (Photo: Timur Toktonaliev/IWPR)
9 Dec 16
State is focusing on new ways of dealing with the threat of radicalisation.
Plov is one of the most common festive treats across Central Asia. (Photo: Aziz Mamirov)
25 Nov 16
Central Asians vie for ownership of a much-loved dish.
A nationwide referendum is to take place in Kyrgyzstan on December 11. (Photo: Igor Kovalenko/IWPR)
12 Nov 16
The upcoming public vote is not proving universally popular.
The conference, co-organised by IWPR in late September, provided a platform for the exchange of opinions. (Photo: IWPR)
14 Oct 16
Event highlights ways to understand growing role of religion in largely secular state.
Market stalls at Green Bazaar, Almaty, Kazakstan. (Photo: Gaziza Baituova)
29 Sep 16
Neighbour states are not finding their new trade relations easy going.
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.
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.

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