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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.

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Dates active: 
2008 to 2014
IWPR Central Asia
18 Dec 09
As eight parties gear up for Tajikistan’s parliamentary election in February, reporter Muzaffar Rustamov asks political experts how much of a role they play.
IWPR
18 Dec 09
Pensioners in Tajikistan are finding life increasingly tough as their benefits fail to keep pace with inflation, Firuza Karabazova reports.
IWPR
18 Dec 09
More and more young people are taking their own lives in Tajikistan’s mountainous southwest, and no one can really say why.
IWPR
18 Dec 09
New rules requiring people to pay government institutions for advice and information have caused anger in Tajikistan, Central Asia’s poorest state.
IWPR
11 Dec 09
When former Soviet diplomat Ishenbay Abdurazakov addressed students in the Kyrgyz capital, talk turned to the issue of whether western human rights values apply in this Central Asian state.
IWPR
11 Dec 09
A campaign to root out corruption has been launched in Kyrgyzstan’s schools, the idea being that children acquire their values, good and bad, at an early age.
IWPR
11 Dec 09
Nuraim Ryskulova reports on a national youth camp where young people gathered from all over Kyrgyzstan to discuss how they could change their country for the better.
IWPR
4 Dec 09
Thousands of prisoners are being freed under an amnesty in Tajikistan, but as Jamoliddin Saifiddinov reports, many have little to look forward to on the outside.
IWPR
20 Nov 09
One of the most visible effects of depression in Tajikistan is the sight of men hanging around in groups, hoping someone will take them on for a day’s work.
IWPR
20 Nov 09
The authorities in Tajikistan have been forced to impose “electricity quotas” on consumers as a way of saving power in the run-up to winter.

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