Many international NGOs are accused of abandoning their staff as thousands of Afghans try to flee.
Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska is a freelance journalist focusing on the post-Soviet space.
Tensions between Kyrgyzstan and Centerra Gold simmer over the Kumtor mine.
Aizada Kanatbekova’s stalker murdered her after she rejected his advances in a case that has prompted calls for reform.
Khidirnazar Allakulov, who was held for almost one week, says the gov’t refuses to allow an opposition movement to grow.
Japarov, described as a populist, won a landslide with 79 percent of the vote. Months ago, he was languishing in jail.
Voters on Sunday will choose the country’s next leader and decide on a new political system.
All eyes are on the nationalist Sadyr Japarov, who is looking to extend his leadership following a rapid rise to power.
Nationalists say they will ignore calls by mayor to ban annual Independence March in Warsaw due to COVID-19.
A proposal to ban most terminations has triggered the largest rallies post-communism Poland has witnessed.
While the movie is a satire on American culture, not everyone in Kazakhstan has appreciated the joke.