An ongoing project tracing the borderlines of the young nations of ex-Soviet Central Asia in order to explore the political and economic changes that local people must navigate to survive, set within a formidable landscape of mountain, desert and steppe.
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William Daniels, Faded Tulips. In 2005 the Tulip Revolution in Kyrgyzstan brought hope for democracy. Motivated by social injustice, the Kyrgyz people overthrew President Askar Akayev’s authoritarian and corrupted regime and elected Kurmanbek Bakiyev, an opposition leader and former Prime Minister.