Central Asia

Kazakhstan’s Medeu open-air stadium hosts one of the highest ice rinks in the world | Concrete Ideas

Kazakhstan’s Medeu open-air stadium hosts one of the highest ice rinks in the world | Concrete Ideas

Bishkek’s multi-faith wedding palace is a futuristic, grandiose atheist temple | Concrete Ideas

Bishkek’s multi-faith wedding palace is a futuristic, grandiose atheist temple | Concrete Ideas

12 artworks that shaped Kyrgyzstan’s art scene for the past 30 years

12 artworks that shaped Kyrgyzstan’s art scene for the past 30 years

Qara Film Festival: Kazakh documentary film festival kicks off with award-winning programme

Qara Film Festival: Kazakh documentary film festival kicks off with award-winning programme

Tashkent’s Chorsu Bazaar blends Islamic architecture with 20th-century modernism | Concrete Ideas

Tashkent’s Chorsu Bazaar blends Islamic architecture with 20th-century modernism | Concrete Ideas

Meet the Instagram fashionistas of Turkmenistan

Meet the Instagram fashionistas of Turkmenistan

Bygone Days, the first Uzbek novel, is a political love story set in the colonial past | Calvert Reads

Bygone Days, the first Uzbek novel, is a political love story set in the colonial past | Calvert Reads

5 films that showcase the real Kazakhstan

5 films that showcase the real Kazakhstan

Uzbek author and journalist Hamid Ismailov appointed as Radio Liberty’s Central Asia Director

Uzbek author and journalist Hamid Ismailov appointed as Radio Liberty’s Central Asia Director

Letter from the Pamirs: dreaming of an impossible garden in Tajikistan’s mountainous hinterland

Letter from the Pamirs: dreaming of an impossible garden in Tajikistan’s mountainous hinterland

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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