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Interviewed on the BBC World Service discussing the view from Central Asia on Putin's war in Ukraine. Originally aired on 16th March 2022.

Interviewed on the BBC World Service discussing the protests/attempted coup in Kazakhstan and its geopolitical ramifications. Originally aired on 17th January 2022.


My speech from June 2021 at TEDx Lambeth: ‘LGBT+ Rights in Post-Soviet Nations: From the “Sexual Revolution” to Persecution’ is now available to watch on the TED website.


Speaking at a conference at the Press Club in Brussels in May 2019 about the influence of "fake" Human Rights NGO, the Warsaw/Brussels-based Open Dialog Foundation, and their relationship with "the world's richest fraudster" Mukhtar Ablyazov.

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An interview broadcast on TVR, Moldovan National television in which I discuss post-Soviet space, freelance journalism and my book on Central Asia.


Podcast of a radio interview with Alan Cox, October 2018, spanning all things from inter-ethnic conflict in the Caucasus to dirty money in the U.K., Trump's connections to oligarchs and comedy moments at some of the world's most difficult borders to cross

Short interview with Sohail Ahmad Loun,October 2018, discussing my book on Central Asia, cross-cultural cooperation and some of the books from the region I've worked on as an editor.


Radio interview with Paul Obertelli on THA Talks, September 2018, speaking about kleptocracy in the U.K., dirty money from Russia and the CIS and how this all links back to Donald Trump.

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