The various Nasriddinov relatives were part of 28 would-be militants who tried to cross from Turkey into Syria in three SUVs. Their vehicle was stopped by Turkish police.
Residents of rural areas in Kazakhstan are learning how to start their own businesses.
The 'Cameras in the Hands of Children' project will help Kyrgyz high school students highlight social problems in their communities through videos, co-ordinators say.
The Atyrau provincial government is keeping an eye on kindergartens that appear to be pushing non-secular education, and potentially religious extremism, on their pupils.
The Kremlin cited 'security concerns' for the continued delay, despite the fact the Syrian government organised a tour of the town where the attack took place for the foreign press.
A seven-day project helped about 200 participants understand the importance of protecting the environment.
The Kremlin's use of Facebook to influence Uzbekistanis with a malicious propaganda campaign has raised concern among social media users, while Sputnik Uzbekistan's blatant agenda has failed to resonate.
The near unanimous international support for the strikes carried out on the Syrian regime for its continued use of chemical weapons has left the Kremlin further isolated and discredited.
Threats to the environment and to public health haunt Tajikistan 27 years after the Soviet collapse.