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About Anna Yalovkina

Anna Yalovkina is a journalist from Kyrgyzstan and a former correspondent for Vecherny Bishkek. She has written for Lenta.ru, Coda.Story, 47news and OK-inform. She currently works for Online47.ru.

Articles by Anna Yalovkina

This week's editors

Cat Tully and Allie Bobak introduce this week's theme: Participation and foresight – putting people at the heart of the future

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The decorative deputies of the North Caucasus

As a recent scandal in the North Caucasus shows, there are jobs for the boys at all levels of Russia’s power vertical. Русский

Kyrgyzstan's elections: a gentleman's agreement

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With Kyrgyzstan’s political parties agreeing to overlook each other’s misdemeanours and the public afraid to speak out, bribery and corruption will continue to be endemic. на русском языке

Kyrgyzstan joins the Customs Union, and business finds itself in stand-by mode

For this state of small traders, entry into the Customs Union will bring both headaches and opportunities.

 

The devil is in the details: seizing Kyrgyzstan's press

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Ahead of parliamentary elections in the autumn, one of Kyrgyzstan's largest independent media holdings is under threat, and power elites prepare for what comes next.

 

Russian dissidents seek asylum in Kyiv

IMG_9257crop.jpgAs oppression heats up in Russia, post-revolutionary Ukraine is attracting political émigrés from the Russian opposition.

 

Life behind the blockade in the Donetsk People’s Republic

The closure of the border between Ukraine and the Donetsk People’s Republic has divided communities, leaving people short of food and medicines.

 

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