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Vasilina Atoyanz-Larina

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Plov is one of the most common festive treats across Central Asia. (Photo: Aziz Mamirov)
Vasilina Atoyanz-Larina, Dina Tokbaeva
25 Nov 16
Central Asians vie for ownership of a much-loved dish.
Actress Saltanat Nauruz doesn't call herself a hipster but likes some elements of their culture. (Photo by Bahtiyar Badenov)
Vasilina Atoyanz-Larina
9 May 16
Young creatives are pursuing a niche look, accessorised with iPhones and fuelled by chai lattes.
Almaty, Kazakstan's commercial centre: the country has Central Asia's highest rate of internet penetration. (Photo: Andrei Shevelev/Flickr)
Gaziza Baituova, Vasilina Atoyanz-Larina, IWPR Central Asia
15 Feb 16
Experts warn that online access will be imperilled if new laws are put into effect.