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Inga Sikorskaya

Senior Editor, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

 

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Inga Sikorskaya joined IWPR in 2006 for the launch of News Briefing Central Asia, and is now senior editor for Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. She leads IWPR’s reporting from these closed authoritarian states, and manages relationships with reporters and civil society activists there. A career journalist, Inga worked as a TV and radio reporter, freelance journalist and media consultant before coming to IWPR.

Prison visit time in Uzbekistan. (Photo: IWPR)
Inga Sikorskaya
30 Oct 14
Rights groups insist that international pressure is the only hope of moderating regimes’ brutal behaviour, and that now would be a good time to apply it.
Many Central Asians work in the building industry in Russia. (Photo: Zarina Khushvaqt)
Siyovush Qosimzoda, Saule Mukhametrakhimova, Inga Sikorskaya, Timur Toktonaliev
13 Jun 14
For most, Islam is a uniting force in an alien society, though some experts warn of Islamic radicalisation risk.
Anti-government demonstrators in Independence square February 22, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty)
Inga Sikorskaya, Timur Toktonaliev, Nazarali Pirnazarov, Gaziza Baituova
11 Mar 14
While local leaders do not want to go against Moscow, the spectacle of Russian troops entering a former Soviet state is unsettling.
Inga Sikorskaya
31 Jan 14
Row sheds light on hidden power struggles as presidential election approaches.
Inga Sikorskaya
30 Nov 13
Shuhrat Ghaniev says EU could be useful “moderator” between authorities and NGOs.
Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR)
Inga Sikorskaya
3 Oct 13
He was freed from a police detention centre where staff had claimed they had no record of him.
Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR)
Inga Sikorskaya
1 Oct 13
As international rights groups raise the alarm, people in Uzbekistan share their concerns on social networking sites.
Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR)
Inga Sikorskaya
27 Sep 13
As uniformed police shrug their shoulders, human rights defender says Sergei Naumov may have been seized by secret service.
Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR)
Inga Sikorskaya
25 Sep 13
Official refusal to disclose Sergei Naumov’s location raises fears of ill-treatment.
Newspapers on sale in a market in Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat. (Photo: IWPR)
Inga Sikorskaya
2 May 13
More than two decades after independence, press freedom remains stifled in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

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