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Atambayev Talks: Hydro-Scandals, Bakiyevs, and Politics
July 24, 2017
Atambayev Talks: Hydro-Scandals, Bakiyevs, and Politics
In a lengthy press conference, Kyrgyzstan's president answers questions on scandals past and present.
Atambayev Talks: Hydro-Scandals, Bakiyevs, and Politics
What's Next for the Belt and Road in Central Asia?
May 17, 2017
What's Next for the Belt and Road in Central Asia?
Three regional presidents attended the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing last weekend.
What's Next for the Belt and Road in Central Asia?
Lawyer Says Suits Against Media Organizations in Kyrgyzstan Suspended
May 09, 2017
Lawyer Says Suits Against Media Organizations in Kyrgyzstan Suspended
A lawyer has asked the Constitutional Chamber to examine the constitutionality of recent libel cases against media.
Lawyer Says Suits Against Media Organizations in Kyrgyzstan Suspended
Nations in Transit: Populism and Broken Promises
April 04, 2017
Nations in Transit: Populism and Broken Promises
The annual report again catalogs the decline of democracy across the former Soviet Union.
Nations in Transit: Populism and Broken Promises
Kyrgyz President Wants to Talk to Trump About RFE/RL
March 28, 2017
Kyrgyz President Wants to Talk to Trump About RFE/RL
No visit is planned as of yet, but Atambayev knows what he’d like to discuss.
Kyrgyz President Wants to Talk to Trump About RFE/RL
Politician's Arrest Sparks Weekend Protests in Kyrgyzstan
March 27, 2017
Politician's Arrest Sparks Weekend Protests in Kyrgyzstan
It's just protests and arrests all the way down.
Politician's Arrest Sparks Weekend Protests in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz President Takes on Media in Lawsuits
March 14, 2017
Kyrgyz President Takes on Media in Lawsuits
In recent days a handful of lawsuits have been filed against two Ata-Meken lawyers and two media outlets.
Kyrgyz President Takes on Media in Lawsuits
Kyrgyz Presidential Politics: Scaling a Mountain of Rumors
March 09, 2017
Kyrgyz Presidential Politics: Scaling a Mountain of Rumors
There are more rumors than answers coming out of Bishkek these days.
Kyrgyz Presidential Politics: Scaling a Mountain of Rumors
After Opposition Leader is Detained, Protests Kick Off in Kyrgyzstan
February 27, 2017
After Opposition Leader is Detained, Protests Kick Off in Kyrgyzstan
Omurbek Tekebayev was detained Sunday as part of a corruption investigation -- supporters say it's all politics.
After Opposition Leader is Detained, Protests Kick Off in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan's Constitutional Changes and Atambayev's Self-Preservation
January 30, 2017
Kyrgyzstan's Constitutional Changes and Atambayev's Self-Preservation
The presidential elections later this year will be a major test for Kyrgyzstan's democracy and Atambayev's intentions.
Kyrgyzstan's Constitutional Changes and Atambayev's Self-Preservation
Kyrgyz Soundly Pass Constitutional Changes in Referendum
December 13, 2016
Kyrgyz Soundly Pass Constitutional Changes in Referendum
Kyrgyz voters cast ballots Sunday to approve constitutional changes that have many observers worried.
Kyrgyz Soundly Pass Constitutional Changes in Referendum
Atambayev Targets Political Opposition with Corruption Allegations
November 15, 2016
Atambayev Targets Political Opposition with Corruption Allegations
One has to ask: What would Central Asia news be without telecom scandals?
Atambayev Targets Political Opposition with Corruption Allegations
Constitutional Clash: Date Set for Referendum in Kyrgyzstan
November 05, 2016
Constitutional Clash: Date Set for Referendum in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz will consider a package of constitutional changes on December 11. What are they?
Constitutional Clash: Date Set for Referendum in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz Government Coalition Breaks Over Constitutional Referendum
October 24, 2016
Kyrgyz Government Coalition Breaks Over Constitutional Referendum
The president's party, SDPK, cited “irreconcilable political views” as its reason for withdrawing from the coalition.
Kyrgyz Government Coalition Breaks Over Constitutional Referendum
Kyrgyzstan Can’t Find Constitution, Referendum To Change It Moves Forward
October 20, 2016
Kyrgyzstan Can’t Find Constitution, Referendum To Change It Moves Forward
Unless something truly surprising happens, it looks like Kyrgyzstan will have a referendum on December 11.
Kyrgyzstan Can’t Find Constitution, Referendum To Change It Moves Forward
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