Also by Aziz Samarbekov
November 11, 2023
Kyrgyzstan's Fastest Horse Dominates Ancient Equestrian Race
The Kyrgyz racehorse Karakyz has emerged victorious in multiple Central Asian horse-riding championships, earning legendary status among spectators as the fastest horse in the region. The mighty mare has dominated the At Chabysh race, one of Central Asia's oldest equestrian competitions.
August 03, 2023
Cryptocurrency Farm Feasts On Power As Kyrgyz Officials Cry Crisis
An investigation by RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service shows how a single cryptocurrency farm sucks more electricity from the state grid than major factories and gold mines combined, just as officials proclaim a crisis in the energy sector. A top state energy official may be benefiting from its operations.