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The government’s personal firefighters: how fake accounts took over the Kyrgyz...

Pro-Japarov accounts, pro-Matraimov accounts, pro-Jeenbekov accounts — the Kyrgyzstani Internet has transformed into a place where “troll factories” are operating constantly. Kloop’s journalists analyzed approximately 800 fake accounts to find out how these so-called “fake farms'' work, who they protect, and how much they cost.

“There is Honor among Thieves.” How Kyrgyz Officials Are Avoiding Criminal...

Kloop found out that these officials frequently get off without punishment: they flee from justice abroad, buy their way out with donations to the budget, and are released on amnesty. But most concerning is that after some time, one out of every five officials returns to politics and the civil service.

The Ministry of Health is silent. Humanitarian aid for the fight...

From the start of the pandemic, the Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan has received humanitarian aid for the fight against COVID-19 from foreign sponsors and Kyrgyz businessmen.

“They betrayed us”. Kyrgyz feminists recount being attacked and detained on...

March 8, 2020, will go down in history as a day of open violence against women’s rights activists in Kyrgyzstan. On that day, unknown assailants destroyed protest materials, physically attacked women who were peacefully protesting, and threw stones and eggs at them.

The death of a Kyrgyz citizen in the United States: his...

According to preliminary information from the Kyrgyz Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on October 5th, Pennsylvania State Police shot and killed the Kyrgyz citizen.

“What is she doing here?” Kloop’s Investigation into Inequality in the...

Women in Kyrgyzstan are increasingly less likely to be appointed to senior management positions in the country. Kloop investigates the reasons behind this phenomenon...

“They cannot share the governance of the country”. Tekebayev spoke out...

According to Tekebayev, Kyrgyzstan is in its third year of political crisis. The politician believes that the "power sharing" between Almazbek Atambayev and Sooronbay Jeenbekov gave rise to the crisis.

Gender Quotas: An Opportunity for Parties to Gain Power or a...

Regardless, some women have managed to get involved in politics, but they face intense pressure from men. Why does this happen? Kloop has answers.

The Nazarbayev Billions: How Kazakhstan’s ‘Leader of the Nation’ Controls Vast...

The former president — laying low since the country plunged into protest and violence in early January — hid banks, hotels, and a $100 million jet in a network of foundations that answer only to him.

Investigation: How Osh’s government sold land belonging to the Disabled Children’s...

The halls of the Ayar Bala Disabled Children’s Rehabilitation Center in the city of Osh are full of children waiting for procedures. Some of the children sit in wheelchairs; others try to move with the help of walkers and crutches.

The head of Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Health said that almost 30%...

On October 4, the Minister of Health and Social Development, Alymkadyr Beishenaliev, said on Birinchi Radio that 28% of the country’s population had been fully vaccinated, and 38% of people in Kyrgyzstan received their first dose. We are here to tell you what Beishenaliev left out and to give you the general idea of how the late mass vaccination campaign is going in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan establishes relations with the Taliban. Madasykov meets with Afghan government...

The meeting took place in Kabul on 23 September. Also in attendance was Zheenbek Kulubaev, head of the Kyrgyz presidential administration’s foreign policy department.