Kyrgyzstan

Life in Kyrgyzstan’s once-booming uranium mining town, where the past poisons the future

Life in Kyrgyzstan’s once-booming uranium mining town, where the past poisons the future

Letter from a kok boru match in Kyrgyzstan: where an ancient sport meets modern times

Letter from a kok boru match in Kyrgyzstan: where an ancient sport meets modern times

Kyrgyz developers have created a video game to fight bride-kidnapping

Kyrgyz developers have created a video game to fight bride-kidnapping

 Watch online: the Kyrgyz drama taking on anti-mining protests that’s been banned from cinemas

Watch online: the Kyrgyz drama taking on anti-mining protests that’s been banned from cinemas

Kyrgyzstan launched its first ‘Feminnale’ for feminist art. Then the censors arrived

Kyrgyzstan launched its first ‘Feminnale’ for feminist art. Then the censors arrived

How battle rap and streaming platforms are bridging Kyrgyz hip-hop’s elders and youth

How battle rap and streaming platforms are bridging Kyrgyz hip-hop’s elders and youth

Admire the brightly painted Dungan Mosque near the serene Lake Issyk-Kul | The Escapist

Admire the brightly painted Dungan Mosque near the serene Lake Issyk-Kul | The Escapist

From Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan, this Insta account gives you a daily slice of life in Central Asia

From Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan, this Insta account gives you a daily slice of life in Central Asia

A day in the life of Alla Klimenko, the woman leading Kyrgyzstan’s booming IT economy

A day in the life of Alla Klimenko, the woman leading Kyrgyzstan’s booming IT economy

Punk Orientalism: these artists are confronting the legacy of Soviet imperialism

Punk Orientalism: these artists are confronting the legacy of Soviet imperialism

Lose yourself in the healing waters of this Soviet-era sanatorium in remote Kyrgyzstan | The Escapist

Lose yourself in the healing waters of this Soviet-era sanatorium in remote Kyrgyzstan | The Escapist

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

Smash the patriarchy with a night of feminist film from the New East

Smash the patriarchy with a night of feminist film from the New East

Run the world: Zeré Asylbek called out gender disparity in Kyrgyzstan and she's only getting started

Run the world: Zeré Asylbek called out gender disparity in Kyrgyzstan and she’s only getting started

This kick-ass Central Asian sport is getting its own blockbuster

This kick-ass Central Asian sport is getting its own blockbuster

Meet the pioneers running Kyrgyzstan’s all-woman space agency

Meet the pioneers running Kyrgyzstan’s all-woman space agency

This eerie scene from a Kyrgyz sanatorium conjures the disquiet of The Shining

This eerie scene from a Kyrgyz sanatorium conjures the disquiet of The Shining

Check out the feminist pop anthem making waves in Kyrgyzstan

Check out the feminist pop anthem making waves in Kyrgyzstan

This pioneering space school for girls is launching Kyrgyzstan's first satellite

This pioneering space school for girls is launching Kyrgyzstan’s first satellite

The art of attraction: meet the Kyrgyz women bringing the public back to galleries

The art of attraction: meet the Kyrgyz women bringing the public back to galleries