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Who is Acting President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov? Here’s the Explanation 22.10.20

Back in early October, ex-deputy Sadyr Zhaparov was in detention, and two weeks later he took over the reins of the country.


True or False: What Fakes were Distributed During Disorders in Kyrgyzstan?

Daniil Lyapichev 21.10.20

Amid disorders in Kyrgyzstan after the parliamentary election of October 4, 2020, much fake news was published on the internet. Can you distinguish between truth or fake?


The List of Professions Banned for Women in Central Asia: Where Did It Come From and Why Is It Needed?

Asel Sultan 20.10.20

Despite the international organisations’ recommendations to terminate the list of professions banned for women, it still exists in almost all Central Asian countries. (more…)

President of Kyrgyzstan Resigns. What’s Next?

Natalia Lee 15.10.20

On October 15, president of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Zheenbekov resigned. This decision was a surprise – just recently the head of state said he would leave office after the new parliamentary election.


Grin and bear it. How prisoners with disabilities are discriminated against in Kyrgyzstan

Back in May 2020, Kyrgyzstan announced amnesty to set handicapped people and people with disabilities free on parole. However, none of them was amnestied. (more…)

What is Happening and Who Rules the Country? Let’s Explain the Situation in Kyrgyzstan 09.10.20

Self-appointed heads appear in ministries and agencies of Kyrgyzstan, and the number of candidates running for prime minister in place of resigned Kubatbek Boronov is growing.


Kyrgyzstan: How Vigilantes Protected the Capital from Looting at Night (photo report)

Daniil Lyapichev 07.10.20

On the night of October 6-7, vigilante groups patrolled Bishkek to prevent robberies and looting.


Second Day of Protests of Kyrgyzstanis against Unfair Election (photo report) 06.10.20

Protesters seized the White House building and freed ex-politicians from prison. On October 6, CEC of Kyrgyzstan recognised the results of election as null and void. (more…)

How Election was Held in Kyrgyzstan During Pandemic

Daniil Lyapichev 05.10.20

On October 4, the election of the 7th convocation of parliamentarians was held in Kyrgyzstan. For the first time, the election took place amid the pandemic. 


Healthy Food: What is it and How to Shift to it

In recent years, the Central Asian countries see a trending concept of proper and healthy food. It runs contrary to established eating habits in the region. However, every year more and more people start to adjust their diet to this concept. Below are all nuances of the healthy food principle.