Astra Sadybakasova | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
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23 May 07
The opposition appears to have lost its momentum following April's turbulent protests, although some analysts think a period of reflection would do everyone good.
14 Jul 06
Why have so many leading figures publicly lent their support to a foreign faith group?
11 Dec 05
Employers in Kyrgyzstan are ignoring laws designed to protect people with disabilities.
28 Nov 05
Tough talk from general prosecutor Kambaraly Kongantiev has sparked fears of censorship.
18 Nov 05
Elaborate funeral rituals are driving many Kyrgyz deeply into debt.