News from the Heart of Eurasia

KAZAKHSTAN

Economic developments in Kazakhstan

As the world’s economic woes are broadcast across the media and governments and, financial institutions battle the potential recessions some developing nations are seemingly faring

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CENTRAL ASIA

Freedom of belief

At present, representatives of 130 ethnic groups and 18 religious denominations live in Kazakhstan, among them – Muslims, Orthodox, Catholics, Protestants, Jews, Buddhists. Throughout the

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TURKMENISTAN

A Turkmen Tour of Fashion

A Turkmen Tour of Fashion Simplicity without combinations Turkmen dress is simple and of the same type.  Tunics worn next to the skin, wide trousers,

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KAZAKHSTAN

The Mysterious Cave Spring

The Mysterious Cave Spring Discovering the cultural heritage of Kazakhstan Zhylagan-ata is located in the Turkestan region, it is included in the map of sacred

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INTERVIEW

TURNING THE TANK AROUND

HOW BRITAIN BECAME THE JURISDICTION OF CHOICE FOR DIRTY MONEY AN INTERVIEW WITH DAME MARGARET HODGE  A long-serving politician for the British Labour Party and

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INTERVIEW

LIVE AND LEARN

LIVE AND LEARN INTERVIEW: BARSHAGUL TLEPINA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Barshagul Tlepina: My name is Barshagul

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INTERVIEW

INTERVIEW: ELENA TITENKO

OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Elena Titenko: My name is Elena Titenko, I was born in the

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INTERVIEW

“POETRY IS MY UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE”

“POETRY IS MY UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE” INTERVIEW: MARINA SHKROBOVA-VERNALIS OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Marina Shkrobova-Vernalis: My name

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INTERVIEW

THE GOAL IS SELF-REALIZATION

THE GOAL IS SELF-REALIZATION INTERVIEW: MANSUR SARSEMBAYEV  OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work MS: I am Mansur Sarsembayev,

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INTERVIEW

WE ARE ALL UNIQUE

WE ARE ALL UNIQUE INTERVIEW: AKNUR NURTAZA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Aknur Nurtaza: I was born

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INTERVIEW

MY MOTIVATION IS MY FAMILY

MY MOTIVATION IS MY FAMILY INTERVIEW: DILOROM NISHANOVA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Dilorom Nishanova: My name

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INTERVIEW

 I LOVE ALL OF YOU

 I LOVE ALL OF YOU INTERVIEW: KARINA MULIAR OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Karina Muliar: I was

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INTERVIEW

WHAT IS YOUR ROLE ON EARTH?

WHAT IS YOUR ROLE ON EARTH? INTERVIEW: MARIA MUCHINSKAYA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Maria Muchinskaya: I

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INTERVIEW

I HAVE ALWAYS PAINTED

“I HAVE ALWAYS PAINTED” INTERVIEW: TATYANA MENDYBAYEVA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Tatyana Mendybayeva: Born in the

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INTERVIEW

 ANXIETY FOR KNOWLEDGE

ANXIETY FOR KNOWLEDGE INTERVIEW: PAVEL KOSSOVICH OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work.   Pavel Kossovich: Over the years, I

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INTERVIEW

ALL PEOPLE ARE CREATORS

ALL PEOPLE ARE CREATORS INTERVIEW: ALISSA KLIMA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Alissa Klima: I believe that

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INTERVIEW

ALWAYS REMAIN YOURSELVES!

INTERVIEW: ALEXANDER KAZARNOVSKY OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Alexander Kazarnovsky: I was born in Moscow in 1951.

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INTERVIEW

ALL OF YOUR VICTORIES ARE AHEAD

“ALL OF YOUR VICTORIES ARE AHEAD” INTERVIEW: NARGISA KARASARTOVA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work. Nargisa Karasartova: My

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INTERVIEW

CREATE IN THE NAME OF ART

CREATE IN THE NAME OF ART INTERVIEW: YULIA GANETSKAYA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Yulia Ganetskaya: My

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INTERVIEW

NEW BEGINNINGS

NEW BEGINNINGS INTERVIEW: INNA CHAYKA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Inna Chayka: All my creativity was awakened

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INTERVIEW

I CAN DO IT

“I CAN DO IT” INTERVIEW: VLADISLAVA BAIMAGANBETOVA  OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Vladislava Baimaganbetova: I am a

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INTERVIEW

LISTEN TO YOUR INNER VOICE

LISTEN TO YOUR INNER VOICE INTERVIEW: MIKHAIL ANANOV OCA Magazine: Tell us about yourself and your creative work. Mikhail Ananov: I’m a poet, a poetry

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KAZAKHSTAN

Dr Shahid Qureshi

Dr Shahid Qureshi 4 October 1965 – 10 February 2022 Open Central Asia Magazine was deeply saddened to hear of the sudden demise of one

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TRAVEL

Japanese Valentine Chocolate

Japanese Valentine Chocolate A Personal Co-incidence Never as a British child and Canadian teenager, did I imagine that I might be working across Eurasia, let

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INTERVIEW

I Can Fly

Oksana Zhukova is a multi-talented, multi-award-winning creative person who cannot but fail to impress you when you meet her. She is General Director of the

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