Aiganysh Ibraimova

I am a junior at American University of Central Asia, majoring in International and Comparative Politics; living in sunny Bishkek.

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Norwegian Music Video Offends Kyrgyzstanis

  6 June 2013

For small, landlocked and little-known countries such as Kyrgyzstan, "self-branding" is a slow and difficult process. So, when stars from foreign countries arrive to shoot a video in your countryside, the hope is that the message they take home with them is the right one. But unfortunately, it doesn't always work out like that.

Does Kyrgyzstan need Russia's Customs Union?

  19 May 2013

Discussions surrounding potential membership of the Customs Union that currently comprises Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan are not new to Kyrgyzstan's public. Having come into effect in July of 2011 the union aims to bring member states into a common economic zone, establishing a tariff-free platform for regional trade.

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