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Rural Community Centres in Kazakhstan: No One Wants to be Responsible for Culture

CABAR.asia 17.07.20

Kazakhstan has almost 2.5 thousand rural districts. A half of all villages in the country have community centres that have not been repaired for decades: some are privatised, others are abandoned. 500 villages have no community centres at all. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: People Want President and Government to Be Put on Trial. What for?

Daniil Lyapichev 15.07.20

A TV journalist, Raushan Aitkulova, filed a petition to the General Prosecutor’s Office against the president of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbai Zheenbekov, and the government saying they were guilty of coronavirus deaths. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: Who and How Much Did the State Pay for Fighting Covid-19?

Olga Ruslanova 10.07.20

The majority of health workers were covered by compensations in March. However, the highest extra payments were made in April and May.

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Photoreport: Quarantine Is Back in Tashkent

The special republican commission for countering the spread of coronavirus in Uzbekistan decided to strengthen quarantine restrictions from July 1. (more…)

Kazakhstan: 88 Convictions for Slander Against Journalists in 10 Years

Zulfiya Raissova 09.07.20

The Penal Code of Kazakhstan no longer punishes defamation – Article 130 was transferred to the Code of Administrative Offenses. Yet, according to the experts, it should have been transferred to the Civil Code, and the Law “On Mass Media” should be completely reformed. (more…)

Changes in The Wage Levels in Central Asia Against the US Dollar

How much the average monthly wage in Central Asia had changed against the US dollar over the past decade?

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True or False: Why Are Journalists Sued in Kazakhstan?

Take a test “True or False” prepared by CABAR.asia to understand why journalists are sued and how they should protect their rights.

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Test: How to Get Alimony for a Child in Kyrgyzstan?

Inna Aksenova 07.07.20

There are nearly four thousand alimony non-payers with debts ranging from 260 to 20 thousand dollars in Kyrgyzstan. Take a test prepared by CABAR.asia and try to win justice and alimony payments from a second parent of your child. 
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Test: How well do you know prime ministers of Kyrgyzstan?

CABAR.asia 03.07.20

Take a test prepared by CABAR.asia and check how well you know about activities of heads of the Kyrgyz government.  (more…)

Why Does Kazakhstan Have Parliamentary Opposition?

Zulfiya Raissova 02.07.20

The parliament of Kazakhstan legalised the parliamentary opposition. It means that the oppositionists would be entitled to speak in the lower house, introduce issues to the agenda and to promote draft laws alternative to the initiatives of the ruling majority. (more…)