Monthly Archives: January 2000

The changing face of Kyrgyzstan

 

They have lived this way for centuries. Not even the Soviet Empire could change their lifestyle. But Western civilization did. We are both losers: They lose face, and we lose money.
19/01/2000

http://www.praguepost.com/archivescontent/31435-the-changing-face-of-kyrgyzstan.html

The changing face of Kyrgyzstan

The changing face of Kyrgyzstan

They have lived this way for centuries. Not even the Soviet Empire could change their lifestyle. But Western civilization did. We are both losers: They lose face, and we lose money.

http://www.praguepost.com/archivescontent/31435-the-changing-face-of-kyrgyzstan.html

19/01/2000

A Legendary Hero Guides a Reborn Kyrgyzstan – New York Times

A Legendary Hero Guides a Reborn Kyrgyzstan – New York Times

OSH, Kyrgyzstan — On most days, 11-year-old Azamat Malikov spends at least an hour or two doing what comes naturally to many people in Kyrgyzstan. He works at memorizing what is said to be the world’s longest epic poem.

http://www.nytimes.com/2000/01/02/world/a-legendary-hero-guides-a-reborn-kyrgyzstan.html?ref=stephen_kinzer
02/01/2000