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Central Asia Radio

IWPR's weekly radio programmes for Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan provide 15 minutes of analysis and comment on current political and social themes in each country.

The programmes go out in Russian and in Tajik or Kyrgyz, and to ensure that all listeners can hear them, they are being carried by established broadcast networks with maximum reach in each country – the National Radio and Television Corporation of Kyrgyzstan (NTRK), the Radio and Television Association of Kyrgyzstan, and also stations in Tajikistan.

Production Team: Bishkek editor: Sabyr Abdymomunov; Dushanbe editor: Shahodat Saibnazarova. Broadcasting Terms: Rebroadcasting of Central Asia Radio programmes is subject to written approval from IWPR.


Dates active: 
2008 to 2014
Galim Faskhutdinov
29 Sep 10
Elmira Naskeeva, Azamat Kuramaev, Elvira Kalmurzaeva
25 Sep 10
Elmira Naskeeva, Elvira Kalmurzaeva, Azamat Kuramaev
3 Sep 10
Azamat Kuramaev, Ulukbu Amirova, Elmira Naskeeva, Khalida Ergesheva
27 Aug 10
Gulzat Abdurasulova, Kaarmanbek Kuluev, Asel Argynbaeva
20 Aug 10
Gulzat Abdurasulova, Elmira Naskeeva, Elvira Kalmurzaeva, Azamat Kuramaev
6 Aug 10
Nurlan Abdaliev
28 Jul 10
Expert sees external hands at work in recent clashes, although local conditions made it easier to orchestrate.