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Mass Media and News
News, politics, society, culture, weather, world news. Multimedia content. Content varies by language. English, Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz.
Radio Liberty Radio Europe Kyrgyz service. Kyrgyz or Russian.
News portal. Contains news and analysis, as well as links to partner media in and about Kyrgyzstan. Russian.
Local journalism and support for journalists.
Daily news, events, society. Russian.
Daily news, analysis, weather, society. Russian, English, Kyrgyz, Turkish. Content varies by language.
Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia funded journalism and training for journalist. Comprehensive journalistic pieces on social issues. Russian.
Daily news and events. Russian.
Daily news and events. Available in PDF for download from the site. Russian.
News, society, culture, economics. Russian, English, Kyrgyz.
24 hour news service. Russian.
BBC Central Asia Service joint Storyscapes project. An interactive project which provides rich insight into the Osh 2010 violence that left 500 people dead, and how life has changed since then. Available in English, Kyrgyz, and Uzbek.
Kyrgyzstan: Revolution Revisited
Eurasia Net's close look at the Tulip Revolution, how it affected people's lives, and what it has meant for politics in Kyrgyzstan.
The Kidnapped Bride
PBS Frontline World's documentary on the practice of bride kidnapping. Content also available on the Wayback Machine.
Kygyz Кыргызча or Кыргыз тили
The official languages of the Kyrgyz Republic are Kyrgyz and Russian. Uzbek is also commonly spoken. Like Russian, Kyrgyz is writteing in cyrillic. Kyrgyz is a Turkish language. For information on langauge programs for the region, see language help.
Kyrgyz and Russian textbooks and dictionaires are available at Gelman library through the consortium. While language help is available on Google translate,
A large number of sources are available in Russian through Gelman, the consortium, and Gelman online. For historical documents in Russian, you may also search the REECE databases at Gelman. For historical documents in Russian, you may also search the REECE databases at Gelman.