Bermet Talant is a freelance journalist based in Sydney. Originally from Kyrgyzstan, she previously worked in Ukraine and completed a fellowship with the Reuters Institute in Oxford.
War fatigue in the West
The democratic world passed the compassion test for Ukraine. Now it faces the real challenge.
Russia is losing the information war
Ukraine’s open approach is a stark contrast to the Kremlin’s secrecy around its invasion.
Kazakhstan’s longtime “leader” is out, but the regime he built remains
President Toqayev has promised a “New Kazakhstan”, but democracy isn’t on the table.