Regardless, some women have managed to get involved in politics, but they face intense pressure from men. Why does this happen? Kloop has answers.
Raimbek Matraimov, a shadowy Kyrgyz political operator, has long denied his ties to Khabibula Abdukadyr, the secretive tycoon who made millions in alleged smuggling...
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.
President Sadyr Japarov has promoted two major projects — a large mosque and a complex in the center of Bishkek — that will be...
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.
Mixed martial arts athlete Rafael Fiziev announced on his Instagram page that he would no longer compete under the flag of Kyrgyzstan.
Femicide is the murder of a woman, usually committed by a man on the basis of misogyny, gender discrimination, and/or as a result of gender-based violence in which the state is complicit.
On December 8, a press-conference was held in Bishkek with the Russian singer of Tajik origin Manizha Sangin. She came to Kyrgyzstan as part...
The government of Kyrgyzstan accused the Canadian company of violating legislation and environmental damages in May 2021 and introduced external management in Kumtor Gold Company.
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 meeting took place in Kabul on 23 September. Also in attendance was Zheenbek Kulubaev, head of the Kyrgyz presidential administration’s foreign policy department.
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.