A graduate of Political Studies from American University of Central Asia. I live and work in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Latest posts by Zukhra Iakupbaeva from June, 2014
The Tajik government's arrest of Alexander Sodiqov for conducting academic research in Tajikistan's troubled GBAO region echoes the arrest of a BBC journalist in the same country three years ago.
Kazakhstanis can be very, very patriotic about their national chocolate, Rakhat. With Ukrainian chocolate disappearing from the lucrative Russian market, some hope it is Rakhat's turn to shine.