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Akhal-Tech Collective · May, 2016

Group of bloggers and journalists writing about the Central Asian region.

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Latest posts by Akhal-Tech Collective from May, 2016

14 May 2016

Kyrgyz Musicians Deliver a Stirring Rendition of Game of Thrones’ Opening Theme

Watching this on loop might just be the perfect between-episodes-fix for compulsive addicts of the cult HBO show.

7 May 2016

Exit Davutoglu: Turkish PM Squeezed Out as Fears for the Future Intensify

One of the few potential remaining checks on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power has gone.

Facebook Posts Tell the Tale of a Kazakh Land Reform Furore

As Kazakhstan's economic crisis rumbles on, the authoritarian government's PR blunders go from bad to dangerously worse.

3 May 2016

Kazakhstan's Defence Ministry Shows How the Country's Women in Arms Have Changed Through the Ages

From sword-wielding nomads through commandos toting automatic rifles, women have played their part in defending the country's borders.