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In Asya's Own Words
In Asya's Own Words

Firsthand Kazakhstan

In Asya's Own Words

Asya Tulesova's manifesto during the trial against her on April 21, 2019

Firsthand Kazakhstan

Мадина рисует

История молодой художницы @madikendraws, чьи рисунки стали визуальным символом событий марта 2019 в Казахстане

A Girl Who Rocks
A Girl Who Rocks

Firsthand Tajikistan

A Girl Who Rocks

Along with her fellow female trekking guides, Safina Shohaydarova leads tourists coming from all over the globe on some of the most difficult routes in the Pamir mountains

Nonconformist Akhunov
Nonconformist Akhunov

Firsthand Uzbekistan

Nonconformist Akhunov

His art, protest and rock-n-roll

Neo-nomad from Bishkek
Neo-nomad from Bishkek

Firsthand Kyrgyzstan

Neo-nomad from Bishkek

The story of Tilek Toktogaziyev — a social entrepreneur and author of the yurt greenhouse concept

DOCA profile: Umida Akhmedova. Part 1
DOCA profile: Umida Akhmedova. Part 1

Firsthand Uzbekistan

DOCA profile: Umida Akhmedova. Part 1

One of the most well-known documentary makers and the first female camera operator in Central Asia

The First children’s hospice
The First children’s hospice

Firsthand Kyrgyzstan

The First children’s hospice

The story of Dinara Aliayeva who founded the first hospice for children in Kyrgyzstan

The Doctor from Badakhshan
The Doctor from Badakhshan

Firsthand Tajikistan

The Doctor from Badakhshan

The story of the legendary doctor who saved lives of thousands of people in Tajikistan and Afghanistan

Access to the Sea
Access to the Sea

Firsthand Kazakhstan

Access to the Sea

My name is Merey Otan, I was born in 1994 in Astana when it was still Akmola.