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How Telegram Conquered Uzbekistan

Activists’ favorite app is just an everyday tool in Central Asia’s most populous nation.
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Is Central Asia Really Stress-Free?

Here’s why pollsters can learn a thing or two about conducting surveys in Eurasia.
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Can His Teen Investigative Reporters Battle an Anti-Press Regime?

Journalism has taken Bektour Iskender through revolutions, death threats and even a crowdfunded space venture.
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Central Asia's North Korea Hits the Gas to Find New Friends

A crisis with China last winter is prompting Turkmenistan, one of the world’s most closed regimes, to improve frayed ties and build new ones.
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The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
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Forget Brexit: Central Asia Moves Toward Its Own 'Schengen' Zone

A landlocked region with bitter differences is coming together to survive economically.
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In Tajikistan, They Build Statues to Poets

Who better to represent a country’s cultural history and legacy than its literary giants?.
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Dushanbe’s Millennials Are Reconnecting a Broken City — With the Internet

From online classifieds to restaurant recommendations, first-generation digital entrepreneurs are trying to rebrand a city still scarred by war.
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The Best Tourist Destination You've Never Heard Of. Honest

Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan is the world’s second-largest mountain lake.
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This Unlikely Tech Queen Wants to Build a New Global Hub in Kyrgyzstan

CEO Alla Klimenko’s Mad Devs is helping lead Kyrgyzstan’s emergence as a development hub for Asia’s tech scene.
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The Land Where Swans and Giraffes Are Made of Tires

Used tires are scattered all over urban Kyrgyzstan.
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He Dreams, and a Nation’s History Evolves

Only a few can tell the Epic of Manas, the spiritual tale of an ancient Kyrgyz warrior.
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Where Coffee Shops Are the Test of Economic Success

Kyrgyzstan’s boom in Western-style coffee shops has sparked a showdown between new and old-school ways of doing business.

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