Residents of border areas of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are doomed to live in an atmosphere of onerous conflicts unless the leaders of the two countries have political will to finally settle this issue, according to experts.
The government of Kyrgyzstan has suggested a taxation scheme for cryptocurrency mining. If it is approved, the virtual money mining will be legalised in the country. However, the suggested tax rate, according to experts, may discourage the miners.
This year universities have extended only 110,095 quotas, while over a million of applicants have applied for universities.
Every year 26 cattle theft cases happen in the country and only half of them, at best, are being returned to the owners.
The only mosque of the Twelver Shiites of Kyrgyzstan is located in Bishkek.
Kyrgyzstan doesn’t have separate laws protecting the victims of violence in case of self-defence. According to experts, women are brought to trial and almost always found guilty.
Issyk Kul region of Kyrgyzstan is the third after Bishkek and Chui region by the number of residing orthodox Christians.
The disposal fee, which is qualified in all documents as environmental indulgence, has been openly recognised in the country as a barrier to imports.
Back in 30s in Tajikistan there was a “Society of the Atheists,” freely operating and clearly enjoying state support. But now atheists, because of the agressive reaction of society, prefer to stay low and quiet. (more…)
Despite the fact that the freedom of speech situation in Kyrgyzstan is better than in other Central Asian states, experts say there should be no illusion about it.