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Weil Away

Eight months ago, Mark Weil, the director of Ilkhom Theatre, was murdered in the Uzbeki capital of Tashkent. Many believe that Weil was killed for ideological reasons — Ilkhom is the only non-state-sponsored theater company in Uzbekistan. Still, on the…
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While working as a translator in the oil fields of Kazakhstan, my friend Olga, who is Russian, was witness to a peculiar ritual. Among the Kazakhs, whose hearts are said to be wide open, like the steppe, business is often…
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