Latest posts by Aliaskar Adylov
Kyrgyzstan Torn Between Russia and Turkey Over Plane Spat
As the Moscow-Ankara standoff continues, the small countries in the pair's respective spheres of influence have tough choices to make.
Nationalist Vigilante Group in Kyrgyzstan Targets Chinese Expatriates and Suspected Sex Workers
A vigilante group with apparent ties to Kyrgyzstan's weak government is unrepentant after its members physically intimidated and lectured girls they believed were selling themselves to Chinese businessmen.
Kyrgyzstan's First President Dreams of Returning to His Homeland. He Should Keep Dreaming.
Kyrgyzstan's 70-year-old former president Askar Akaev, overthrown in 2005, is among the most gifted academics in his country's history. He was also unquestionably corrupt. Should he be allowed home?
“I Am Scared to Live in This Country”: Crowd Attacks Women's Rights Activists in Kyrgyzstan
In Kyrgyzstan's capital, an angry crowd attacked women's rights activists whom they mistook for Christian missionaries.
Kyrgyzstan Plagued by Bubonic Media Coverage
Last month an incident of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan sparked sensationalist coverage, particularly in the Russian media. Now the chances of an epidemic have been discounted, netizens appeal for calm.
Tempers Flare at Kyrgyzstan's Favorite Lake
Conflicts on the shores of Kyrgyzstan's flagship holiday destination, Lake Issyk-Kul, are eating away at one of the republic's chief sources of income - tourism.
Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan Border Shooting Prompts Theories, But No Answers
Despite the fact that the two sides regularly meet to discuss border issues and work together to demarcate unmarked sections of the border, shootings keep occurring.
Kyrgyzstan's President Accuses Britain of “Dirty Lies”
Kyrgyz president Almas Atambayev slammed the British government for "hosting" the son of the country's ousted dictator in a Guardian interview. Kyrgyz netizens weigh the wisdom of his outburst.
Game Over for the US Airbase in Kyrgyzstan?
After over a decade of scandal, intrigue and significant contributions to the state coffers, the Kyrgyzstani people are preparing for the consummation of their love-hate relationship with the American military installation located on the outskirts of their capital, Bishkek.