1999 Kyrgyzstan (69/80)
Eight year after Kyrgyzstan declared its independence from the USSR a picture of Lenin still dominates a street in the city of Osh. The city was once one of the great cities of the Silk Road and of Central Asia, and is the second biggest city in the country, situated in the unstable Ferghana valley which is now becoming a hotbed if Islamic Fundamentalism. Osh, Kyrgyzstan.
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