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Kyrgyzstan

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IWPR training sessions for investigative reporters in Bishkek. (Photo: IWPR)
12 Apr 16
Campaigning stories lead to direct government intervention.
There are about 3500 homeless people in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: Vyacheslav Oseledko)
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6 Apr 16
Dozens of people face freezing to death each winter.
On the road located at the disputable border section at Chalasart in Ferghana valley. (Photo: Hulkar Isamova)
24 Mar 16
Analysts say that power play is motivated by competition over energy resources.
Mardikors (Tajik for hired worker) gather in a market in Dushanbe. (Photo: Nosim Isamov)
10 Mar 16
Kyrgystan’s membership of a Moscow-led trading bloc has softened the blow for its citizens, but Uzbeks and Tajiks are clearly suffering.
IWPR Central Asia Director Abakhon Sultonnazarov  and Maxim Shevchenko, Head of Centre for Strategic Research on Religion and Politics in the Modern World. (Photo: IWPR)
18 Jan 16
Trainees learn how to cover religious extremism at large-scale round table in Bishkek.
21 Dec 15
Washington looks for areas for pragmatic cooperation despite Bishkek's alignment with Moscow.
President Almazbek Atambaev. (Photo: premier.gov.ru)
11 Dec 15
The president hinted at it last month; now others are talking about changing the constitution.
17 Nov 15
Short of vehicles and staff, emergency services also find city traffic a problem.
10 Nov 15
When reservoir levels fall, so does hydropower generation – bad news for consumers at peak usage time.
9 Nov 15
Twitter and Facebook campaigns force legislators to back down on plans for more comfortable seats.

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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.