A graduate of Political Studies from American University of Central Asia. I live and work in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Latest posts by Zukhra Iakupbaeva from October, 2014
The holiday of Halloween is back on the government's agenda in Tajikistan, meaning citizens in possession of a pumpkin should beware.
The seven figure budget of Kurmanjan Datka: Queen of the Mountains may not raise eyebrows in Hollywood, but in Kyrgyzstan the film has divided movie-goers and spurred an Oscar charge.
Plov, a Central Asian meat, rice and carrot staple, is becoming a delicacy in London and New York, where regional culinary traditions are pleasing locals and expatriates alike.