IWPR holds regular trainings for students and journalists from across Central Asia, with their materials published in Russian and national languages on the analytical platform CABAR.asia and in English for international readers on iwpr.net . Articles by IWPR reporters cover current events andsignificant trends that affect the lives of people in the whole Central Asian region.
Its backing for a female presidential candidate last year helped win new supporters.
Kazakstan agrees to “coordinate” foreign policy with Moscow. Some read that as “seeking approval”.
Proposed law envisages a year in jail for anyone deemed to be promoting a“positive attitude” to homosexuality.
Pupils miss out on lessons as teachers go off to the fields. (more…)
Feared while in power, Rahat Aliev failed to rebrand himself as an upstanding dissident. (more…)