Ryskeldi Satke

War & Conflict

Uighurs in Kyrgyzstan hope for peace despite violence

Despite recent politically driven violence, community say Kyrgyzstan is their home now and they want to move on.


Conflict continues at Kyrgyzstan's massive gold mine

The Kumtor mine, built on a glacier high in the Tian Shan mountains, continues to attract fierce criticism from locals.

US & Canada

How is the Ukraine crisis affecting Central Asia?

The annexation of Crimea and the ongoing conflict in East Ukraine is causing much anxiety within Central Asian states.

US & Canada

The struggle for Central Asia: Russia vs China

As Russia's economy stagnates, rising China is challenging its influence over Central Asia.