Kyrgyzstan

Letter from Bishkek: Soviet utopia meets postmodern charm in Kyrgyzstan’s garden city capital

Letter from Bishkek: Soviet utopia meets postmodern charm in Kyrgyzstan’s garden city capital

Who are you wearing?: from Russia to Central Asia, this label is putting the artisan first

Who are you wearing?: from Russia to Central Asia, this label is putting the artisan first

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

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

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

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

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

Element 174: lose yourself in this queer sci-fi from Bishkek

Element 174: lose yourself in this queer sci-fi from Bishkek

Where to go in 2018: our guide to the most spectacular New East destinations you have to visit

Where to go in 2018: our guide to the most spectacular New East destinations you have to visit

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

SHTAB: the queer communists of Bishkek bringing politics and art back together

SHTAB: the queer communists of Bishkek bringing politics and art back together

Aida Sulova: Bishkek’s pioneering art impresario

Aida Sulova: Bishkek’s pioneering art impresario

Pamir: exploring the ‘roof of the world’ in remote Tajikistan

Pamir: exploring the ‘roof of the world’ in remote Tajikistan

New Year getaways: 7 spectacular destinations to escape the January blues

New Year getaways: 7 spectacular destinations to escape the January blues

5 stunning road trips from Montenegro to Mongolia

5 stunning road trips from Montenegro to Mongolia

Holidays in Soviet sanatoriums: the weird and wonderful wellness palaces of the USSR

Holidays in Soviet sanatoriums: the weird and wonderful wellness palaces of the USSR

Kyrgyzstan: a photographer documents a quiet nation waking up to a new dawn

Kyrgyzstan: a photographer documents a quiet nation waking up to a new dawn

Kyrgyz film snatches top prize at Tallinn film festival

Kyrgyz film snatches top prize at Tallinn film festival

Follow of the week: scaling the peaks of the New East

Follow of the week: scaling the peaks of the New East

Kyrgyz court shuts down TV channel for extremist content

Kyrgyz court shuts down TV channel for extremist content