Also by Kanymgul Elkeeva
April 23, 2022
Kyrgyzstan Set To Build Controversial 'Eco-City' Project On Iconic Mountain Lake
Kyrgyz authorities have signed a contract with French investors to begin the construction of an "eco-city" near the scenic Lake Issyk-Kul in the country's north. Bishkek hopes the "smart city" will create jobs and boost tourism, but some warn it will irreparably damage the environment.
November 06, 2021
Central Asia Struggles To Reintegrate Islamic State Returnees
Central Asian countries continue efforts to reintegrate into society hundreds of Islamic State fighters' family members repatriated from Syria and Iraq. But the rehabilitation of the women and children traumatized by war is a challenging process that will likely take many years.