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Akhal-Tech Collective · August, 2016

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

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Latest posts by Akhal-Tech Collective from August, 2016

28 August 2016

Has Uzbekistan's Ailing Dictator Danced His Last Dance?

"For the first time in 27 years, Karimov is not in control of Uzbekistan."

24 August 2016

American University of Afghanistan Besieged in Suspected Militant Attack

At least 12 people were killed in the violence.

19 August 2016

Kyrgyzstan Still Hearts the Female Wrestler Who Fell Short at Rio

The fact the country's only medalist lost his bronze for doping has helped to boost her popularity even further.

12 August 2016

Turkish Sports Stars Get Caught up in Erdogan-Gulen War

Both retired footballer Hakan Sukur and NBA basketball star Enes Kanter find themselves on the wrong side of a political divide that is ripping through Turkey.

5 August 2016

A Recipe for the Perfect Kyrgyz Advert: Horses, Mountain Scenery and a Beautiful Woman

"After all, as our ancestors always said, do not ask for a quick horse, ask for a safe journey."

2 August 2016

Kyrgyzstan and the President Who Didn't Want to Be a Dragon

"No, I'm not being harsh on Atambayev. The price of his mediocrity has been extremely high."