Alex Ulko, NewEurasia’s special blogger, begins a series of publications on the architecture of Central Asia. The reasons for the mass destructions in region, cultural analysis and exclusive photos – in the first article
Volunteers from Central Asian countries has prepared stickers on Kazakh, Uzbek, Tajik and Kyrgyz languages for anti-fascist demonstration in Moscow
2012 is over — and good riddance! NewEurasia’s Schwartz introduces the new team and the new direction, and wishes for a brighter 2013.
Central Asian culture and art are the only unclearly marked areas on the map of the world’s contemporary art – in the new post of our special blogger Alexei Ulko
NewEurasia’s special blogg Alex Ulko reports on the hard life of Uzbek labour migrants in Russia. “What I could not remember was whether Dante required those stuck in limbo to abandon hope or not,” he writes.
More than 1,300 people attended 30 events in Bishkek as part of Kyrgyzstan’s first such forum, opened by ex-President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Roza Otunbayeva, and with appearances by international literary stars including Janusz Leon Wisniewski (Poland), Hamid Ismailov (UK and Uzbekistan), and Elchin Safarli (Azerbaijan). The winner of the festival’s literary contest, Zarina Karayeva, and forum organiser Marat Akhmedjanov appeared on the breakfast show of Kyrgyzstan’s NTS television station on 26 November, with coverage also featuring in 20 other media including Vechernii Bishkek, the BBC World Service, K-News, News Asia, The Times of Central Asia, Uzbek and Tajik media,…
After having killed his only son, Karajan approaches the finish line… Seven days passed. Now, from whom do you hear the news? Hear it from the Kalmak, Taysha: “Observers were looking. They could see anyone coming. There was one observer from Taysha Khan, and another from Karajan. They spotted the horse coming. Taysha Khan’s observer said: ‘My Khan’s happiness shall be increased shortly, there will be an end to his worries. [Indeed], Barchin Jan now belongs to the Khan, [for his horse] Tarlan is in sight!’ However, Karajan’s observer [recognized] the gold amulet upon the animal’s neck and declared: ‘Once…
Karajan, having caught up to his treacherous progeny, begs him to relent. But driven mad with lust, Dost Mohammed refuses, leading father and son into a tragic confrontation.
Atop his incredible steed, Karajan manages to overtake the Kalmaks in a dramatic race. He soon begins to catch up to his treacherous son…
It’s becoming a truism that mobile phone technology could reshape Central Asia for the better, but there’s also a dark side, even a ridiculous side. NewEurasia’s Marat discusses the problem of shariah-backed sms-divorcing.
Baychobar speeds across the steppe to catch up with the rest of the race in a miraculous sprint of supernatural proportions!