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Kyrgyz Jet Crash – a Miracle in Osh

Kyrgyz Jet Crash – a Miracle in Osh

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Kazakhstan’s Clashes: Most Violent and Deadly Since the Country’s Independence

Kazakhstan’s Clashes: Most Violent and Deadly Since the Country’s Independence

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Central Asia in Review, 2011

Central Asia in Review, 2011

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Blood Cotton From Uzbekistan

Blood Cotton From Uzbekistan

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Foreign News Ban at the Start of the Presidential Election Campaign in Kyrgyzstan

Foreign News Ban at the Start of the Presidential Election Campaign in Kyrgyzstan

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I Will Tear You Up! (For Putin)

I Will Tear You Up! (For Putin)

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Central Asia Hit By A Powerful Earthquake

Central Asia Hit By A Powerful Earthquake

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The President Of Turkmenistan Celebrates His Birthday, Niyazov Style.

The President Of Turkmenistan Celebrates His Birthday, Niyazov Style.

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Kyrgyzstan Shores Up Its Southern Border

Kyrgyzstan Shores Up Its Southern Border

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The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Astana

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Astana

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Cargo 200: Alexei Balabanov’s Message About the Soviet Union

Cargo 200: Alexei Balabanov’s Message About the Soviet Union

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The Dictators Of Central Asia On The Global Radar

The Dictators Of Central Asia On The Global Radar

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TAPI Continues To Face Challenges

TAPI Continues To Face Challenges

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International Commission On The Kyrgyz Violence in 2010

International Commission On The Kyrgyz Violence in 2010

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Chernobyl, 25 Years Ago on April 26, 1986 (Part 1)

Chernobyl, 25 Years Ago on April 26, 1986 (Part 1)

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About the Author

Christya Riedel
Christya Riedel

Christya Riedel graduated cum laude from UCLA with degrees in Political Science (Comparative Politics concentration) and International Development Studies and is currently a graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin focusing on Central Asia and Russia. She has traveled, lived and worked in Ukraine, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Central Asia. She speaks fluent Ukrainian and Russian as well as intermediate-high Turkish.

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