Central Asia

A thread in time: one photographer’s inspiring search for sisterhood in Uzbekistan

A thread in time: one photographer’s inspiring search for sisterhood in Uzbekistan

Already had enough of the Olympics? Check out the World Nomad Games

Already had enough of the Olympics? Check out the World Nomad Games

Aza Shadenova: the Kazakh artist whose canvases capture Central Asia’s cultural crossroads

Aza Shadenova: the Kazakh artist whose canvases capture Central Asia’s cultural crossroads

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

For the ice fishermen of Astana, braving -40C temperatures is just another part of the working day

For the ice fishermen of Astana, braving -40C temperatures is just another part of the working day

Hollywood star Steven Seagal to attend World Nomad Games

Hollywood star Steven Seagal to attend World Nomad Games

Kyrgyz court shuts down TV channel for extremist content

Kyrgyz court shuts down TV channel for extremist content

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

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

Out of steppe: a photographic odyssey into the heart of Central Asia

Out of steppe: a photographic odyssey into the heart of Central Asia

Project launched to digitise ancient patterns of Central Asia

Project launched to digitise ancient patterns of Central Asia

Red route: following the new 1833km gas pipeline from China to Turkmenistan

Red route: following the new 1833km gas pipeline from China to Turkmenistan

Rich tapestry: highlights of Central Asian contemporary art revisited

Rich tapestry: highlights of Central Asian contemporary art revisited

See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

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

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

The new Silk Road: how traditional Uzbek textiles are taking the fashion world by storm

The new Silk Road: how traditional Uzbek textiles are taking the fashion world by storm

Uzbek chefs hope to enter record books with mammoth plov

Uzbek chefs hope to enter record books with mammoth plov

Uzbekistan announces international contest for Islam Karimov memorial

Uzbekistan announces international contest for Islam Karimov memorial