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Students from Central Asia Cannot Get Back to Study in Russia

CABAR.asia 16.09.20

The pandemic has changed the teaching process in all countries in the world. Many students cannot continue studying at universities due to closed borders. Students from Central Asia who study in Russia have encountered this situation, too. (more…)

2020 Parliamentary Elections in Kyrgyzstan: Scene and Developments

While Kyrgyzstan is recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s electoral processes are in full swing. Worse still, total reframing of the Kyrgyz political landscape over the last two years has been stirring things up for both politicians switching their allegiance and an electorate. (more…)

The Third Decade of Independence: How Fast Does the Central Asian Population Grow?

CABAR.asia 18.08.20

During the past 10 years, the population of Central Asia has been increasing by an average of one million people annually. Despite the low living standards and high mortality rate in some countries, experts predict the further growth of the region’s population.

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Half of the Kyrgyz Villages Have Problems With Drinking Water Accessibility

More than 300 villages in Kyrgyzstan never had a water supply system, according to the Department of Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation. In another 600, there is no clean water due to the worn out water pipelines or the frozen works on the water pipe installation. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: Official Figures of Adoption Do Not Reflect Real Situation

Every year, nearly 700 Kyrgyzstanis adopt a child. These figures are official, but, according to experts, this figure is much higher. Very often, family members try to avoid bureaucracy and adopt children illegally. 

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“Rented As a Furniture”. The Migrants from Central Asia Are the Majority of Those Enslaved in Russia

CABAR.asia 10.08.20

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis, experts predict a new wave of the forced labor slavery in Russia. (more…)

Online Petitions in Central Asia: How Do They Work?

CABAR.asia 07.08.20

In 2019 and early 2020, about 90 petitions from Central Asian countries were published on the popular platform Change.org. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: Business Owners at Issyk Kul Try to Survive by Means of Domestic Tourists

CABAR.asia 04.08.20

Due to coronavirus pandemic, businesses cannot rely on foreign visitors this year. And the flow of domestic tourists is rather small. 

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Organic Agriculture in Kyrgyzstan as a Symbol of Ecological Modernization

«The transition to organic agriculture will become not only the optimal solution to environmental problems in the country, but also one of the stimulating factors for further economic development,» mentions researcher Maral Sagynaliyeva in her article, written specifically for CABAR.asia.

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Kyrgyzstan: Shopping Malls, Taxis and Vehicle Service Stations Have Highest Risk of Covid-19 Spreading

Olga Ruslanova 23.07.20

After the lift of emergency on May 10, Kyrgyzstan encountered dramatic increase in the number of confirmed cases – more than 27 times, from one thousand to 27.1 thousand people. From the moment restrictions were lifted until today, the country has 387 confirmed coronavirus cases every day in average. (more…)