Experts warn that unresolved questions of national self-determination and social problems need to be treated sensitively.
Moscow’s war in Ukraine is polarising public opinion in the Central Asian country.
Despite the head of state’s supposed backing of courageous journalism, harassment continues apace.
Remittances from those working abroad make up a key part of the country’s economy.
A market provides a microcosm of part-time, seasonal or informal employment.
State oppression is combined with indifference from local human rights groups.
The country’s recent parliamentary elections show process of tentative change is real.
Conservative values and censorship means that artists and performers are tightly regulated.
Hopes for hi-tech entrepreneurship as an emerging market.
Activists say that public awareness of humane treatment is growing.