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Akhal-Tech Collective · November, 2017

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

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Latest posts by Akhal-Tech Collective from November, 2017

23 November 2017

13 Things Banned (or Strongly Discouraged) in Tajikistan

Tajikistan's people are renowned for hospitality, but their government isn't. Some locals joke the only ban left is a ban on banning things.

13 November 2017

How a Female Scientist Became a Symbol of Resistance to Sexism in Kyrgyzstan

"Take that patriarchs! A woman scientist is saving lives while you make judgements on how to correctly collect dirty socks!"

A Game of Inches: Watch the Georgian Try That Sent Rugby Fans Into Raptures

"I wish I had seen this in real time. The speed those legs were pumping at, to reach the ball. AND ground it! Amazing! Bravo!"

4 November 2017

How Does Your Name Look According to Kazakhstan's New Latin Alphabet?

Don't be surprised if it is covered in apostrophes.