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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.
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Erkina Asanbaeva 05.09.19

The only mosque of the Twelver Shiites of Kyrgyzstan is located in Bishkek.

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Erkina Asanbaeva 02.09.19

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.

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«Kyrgyz farmers are not fully utilizing the existing natural asset for growing medicinal herbs, which are in great demand both domestically and abroad. The cultivation and marketing of medicinal herbs has a long-term perspective for development» – says researcher Amangeldi Djumabayev, in his article written specifically for CABAR.asia.

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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.

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According to the 2016 research, a mere 0.7 per cent of Kyrgyzstanis deem themselves atheists.

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Ulan Makkambaev 15.08.19

Kyrgyzstan has discussed the efficient use of money of migrant workers for a few years, but still hasn’t clear understanding of it. They increasingly prefer to invest money in business back home instead of holding feasts or purchasing apartments.

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Natalia Lee 09.08.19

Experts say arrest only marks a temporary truce in an ongoing power struggle. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan has 31 thousand children with disabilities registered officially. Only one fifth of them have access to education. 

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Maria Zozulya 10.07.19

This summer Kyrgyzstan set a precedent in Central Asia – it has revoked its ex-president Almazbek Atambaev’s immunity and accused him of corruption.
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