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Sophie Ibbotson

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Sophie Ibbotson SOPHIE IBBOTSON and MAX LOVELL-HOARE live and work in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. They originally chose Bishkek as their Central Asian base in 2008 as they thought it was conveniently located within the region, attractive to foreign investors, and politically stable. Two out of three isn't bad. Their company, Maximum Exposure, works closely with regional authorities, businesses and foreign development and media organizations to raise the profile of Central Asia overseas.

Bishkek and the Great Game

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2010
Until a few months ago, Kyrgyzstan was just another quiet, corrupt, post-Soviet republic in Central Asia. But behind the curtain of obscurity, more challenging issues were simmering. Then, this past spring, things really started to get interesting.
Authors: Sophie Ibbotson and Max Lovell-Hoare
Illustrations/Images: Max Lovell-Hoare
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