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Zukhra Iakupbaeva · June, 2014

A graduate of Political Studies from American University of Central Asia. I live and work in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Latest posts by Zukhra Iakupbaeva from June, 2014

23 June 2014

Alexander Sodiqov Is Not the First Person to Be Arrested in Tajikistan for Doing His Job

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.

16 June 2014

Between Ukraine and Russia, Kazakhstan's Chocolate Might Come Out a Winner

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.