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An interrogation of Bekeshev at the GKNB, underage campaigners, and Sadyr...

Bekeshev considers that his “leadership of the district” has prompted his opponents to use administrative resources.

Analysis: How Kyrgyzstan is Losing its Transparency

Kyrgyzstan’s government, long known as Central Asia’s most democratic, is becoming less and less transparent — and the country’s once-active civil society appears unconcerned.

The Offshore Secrets of Kazakhstan’s President Tokayev

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has sought to distance himself from his powerful predecessor, who many in Kazakhstan hold responsible for the country’s vast wealth inequality. But Tokayev’s family has its own foreign secrets: Lakeside townhouses, Moscow apartments, Swiss bank accounts — and a money trail that goes far offshore.

“Just black out my name.” A photo project about silencing the...

– Just black out my name. When I started shooting the photo project Just Black Out My Name, one of the subjects asked me not to mention/black out her name. The photos with her are also anonymous.

Kyrgyz Citizens Might get to Legalize their Illegal Assets

When the administration intended to propose the bill is not clear, but according to the laws, a draft of which was obtained by OCCRP, citizens will have until the end of 2022 to declare their assets.

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.

“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...

“Single, but not alone.” How one Kyrgyz woman built a business...

Six months ago, I opened a cleaning company, where I only hire mothers raising children without fathers, because I completely understand their situation. I'm a single mother myself.

Osh protesters demand greater accessibility

More than 196 thousand Kyrgyz citizens were registered as having a disability as of December 2021.

“Confidentiality” and government tenders on private trading platforms How are Kyrgyzstan’s...

These amendments also increased the threshold amount for government tenders, concluded by a simplified method, to five million som (Kyrgyz currency).

The Face of Central Asia: Sharia Marriage, Talaq, and Wives with...

Say talaq three times and you’re free to go: if you want, throw your kids and wife out of the house, and if you want, get yourself a second wife. This is not a story from the Middle Ages—it is exactly what happens in the countries of Central Asia.

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.