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1878 Political Cartoon showing Central Asia between the Great British Lion and the Russian Bear
1878 Political Cartoon showing Central Asia between the Great British Lion and the Russian Bear

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A Merchant selling carpets in Tolkuchka, Turkmenistan, 2008
A Merchant selling carpets in Tolkuchka, Turkmenistan, 2008

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

An example of urban desertification in industrial areas, Zhanatas, Kazakhstan, 2004
An example of urban desertification in industrial areas, Zhanatas, Kazakhstan, 2004

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Center of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 2008
Center of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 2008

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Chinese bazaar in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 2008
Chinese bazaar in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 2008

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Former Kyrgyzstan President Askar Akayev (1990-2005)
Former Kyrgyzstan President Askar Akayev (1990-2005)

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Gold statue of former Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov (Turkmenbashi) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Gold statue of former Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov (Turkmenbashi) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Russian President Dmitri Medvedev in 2008
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Russian President Dmitri Medvedev in 2008
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev with President George Bush, 2005
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev with President George Bush, 2005

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Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev
Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev

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Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev with then Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, 2006
Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev with then Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, 2006

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New administrative city in Astana, Kazakhstan, 2008
New administrative city in Astana, Kazakhstan, 2008

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

New national pantheon-Somoni in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 2008
New national pantheon-Somoni in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 2008

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Opium poppies in South Kyrgyzstan, 2004
Opium poppies in South Kyrgyzstan, 2004

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Petty trade at the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border, 2003
Petty trade at the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border, 2003

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev (1990-Present)
President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev (1990-Present)

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Primary School Team in Samarkand, 2002
Primary School Team in Samarkand, 2002

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Propaganda Poster in Tashkent, Uzbekistan: “It is the duty of every citizen to defend the Republic of Uzbekistan”
Propaganda Poster in Tashkent, Uzbekistan: “It is the duty of every citizen to defend the Republic of Uzbekistan”

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Reghistan center of Samarkand, 2008
Reghistan center of Samarkand, 2008

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Rural poverty in Khorezm, Uzbekistan, 2004
Rural poverty in Khorezm, Uzbekistan, 2004

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Small businessmen in Tolkuchka, Turkmenistan, 2008
Small businessmen in Tolkuchka, Turkmenistan, 2008

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon
Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon

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The main medresse in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, 2005
The main medresse in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, 2005

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The Neutrality Arch in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan features a gold-plated statue of former President Niyazov which rotates 360 degrees every 24 hours
The Neutrality Arch in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan features a gold-plated statue of former President Niyazov which rotates 360 degrees every 24 hours

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The Pamir Mountains Tajikistan, 2004
The Pamir Mountains Tajikistan, 2004

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

The shrinking Aral Sea, with a marooned boat on a former harbour, 2004
The shrinking Aral Sea, with a marooned boat on a former harbour, 2004

Source: from Author, "Peyrouse-Laruelle"

Uzbekistan's leader Islam Karimov
Uzbekistan's leader Islam Karimov

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