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Kamchybek Kolbaev in court in Kyrgyzstan in 2014. (Photo: Vb.kg)
Anna Yalovkina
14 Jul 15
Organised crime has had a symbiotic relationship with the political world for years.
Kyrgyzstan’s Constitutional Chamber in session. (Photo: Timur Toktonaliev)
Anna Yalovkina
3 Jul 15
President agrees tactical retreat on controversial legislation, but insists change is inevitable.
Judge Klara Sooronkulova at the Constitutional Chamber meeting where she was taken off the biometric law case. May 27, 2015. (Photo: Timur Toktonaliev)
Anna Yalovkina
26 Jun 15
Case highlights wider concerns about an executive that seems to be trying to mould the constitutional court into a weak, pliable institution.
These people, just inside Kyrgyzstan, are being handed goods which they will take over the border into Kazakstan for a fee. (Photo: IWPR)
Anna Yalovkina
15 Jun 15
Strategic position and porous borders makes Central Asian state ideal location for trading, and smuggling too.