Stories about Kyrgyzstan from June, 2007
Bonnie Boyd reports of locusts plaguing the region and draconian regulations forcing Uzbek farmers to harvest green wheat.
At Registan.net, Joshua Foust examines how Central Asia might be impacted by China's soft power.
Genderstan discusses men's health as a gender issue in Kyrgyzstan, noting that deleterious cultural attitudes about masculinity are often ignored.
Non Pon looks at how Central Asian states fared in the recently released Failed State Index.
Nurbek says that bride kidnapping is not for real men. The tradition of bride kidnapping has revived since the collapse of the Soviet Union in Kyrgyzstan.
Bonnie Boyd discusses the inclusion of Kyrgyzstan's national epic into the national curriculum. The epic, Manas, is nearly half a million verses long and tells the deeds of the hero...
neweurasia and Non Pon say that Vladimir Putin's proposal for the US to put a missile defense system in Azerbaijan is a rare opportunity for cooperation in Central Asia and...
CXW notes that in Kyrgyzstan, competitive armwrestling is being impacted by the high cost of protein.
Kyrgyz Report reports on the meetings in Bishkek between Kyrgyzstan's president and the US defense secretary in which the status of the US airbase in the country was discussed.