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59 File to Run for the Kyrgyz Presidency
August 03, 2017
59 File to Run for the Kyrgyz Presidency
The number will drop significantly ahead of the announcement of the final lineup on September 10.
59 File to Run for the Kyrgyz Presidency
Did a Czech Company Just Sign on to Complete Kyrgyzstan's Hydropower Projects?
July 17, 2017
Did a Czech Company Just Sign on to Complete Kyrgyzstan's Hydropower Projects?
The Kyrgyz say so, but Czech media says the company -- Liglass Trading -- is unknown.
Did a Czech Company Just Sign on to Complete Kyrgyzstan's Hydropower Projects?
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
July 10, 2017
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
As usual, there’s plenty of official optimism.
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
Guilty Verdicts Crash in on Kyrgyz Media Outlet
July 03, 2017
Guilty Verdicts Crash in on Kyrgyz Media Outlet
The outlook is not good for Idinov, Zanoza, or Kyrgyzstan.
Guilty Verdicts Crash in on Kyrgyz Media Outlet
Insulting the President: Defamation Cases Against Local Media Move Ahead in Kyrgyzstan
July 01, 2017
Insulting the President: Defamation Cases Against Local Media Move Ahead in Kyrgyzstan
Similar cases against RFE/RL were dropped in May, but a local Kyrgyz media outlet remains under legal pressure.
Insulting the President: Defamation Cases Against Local Media Move Ahead in Kyrgyzstan
Trump for President of Kyrgyzstan?
June 30, 2017
Trump for President of Kyrgyzstan?
51 percent of young urban respondents in student-run poll express openness to the idea.
Trump for President of Kyrgyzstan?
3 Convicted for Chinese Embassy Attack in Bishkek
June 30, 2017
3 Convicted for Chinese Embassy Attack in Bishkek
Incidents like the embassy bombing are exceptionally rare in Kyrgyzstan.
3 Convicted for Chinese Embassy Attack in Bishkek
On Trip to Russia, Kyrgyz President Atambayev Sings Putin's Praises
June 29, 2017
On Trip to Russia, Kyrgyz President Atambayev Sings Putin's Praises
"I must admit, I love Russia very much," the Kyrgyz president said at a state dinner held in his honor in Moscow.
On Trip to Russia, Kyrgyz President Atambayev Sings Putin's Praises
<em>Update</em>: Will Kazakh and Kyrgyz Troops Keep the Peace in Syria?
June 24, 2017
Update: Will Kazakh and Kyrgyz Troops Keep the Peace in Syria?
The story continues to develop with denials, open doors, and the tangled web of international diplomacy.
Update: Will Kazakh and Kyrgyz Troops Keep the Peace in Syria?
Russia Proposes Deploying Kazakhs and Kyrgyz to Syria
June 23, 2017
Russia Proposes Deploying Kazakhs and Kyrgyz to Syria
And now for something completely different.
Russia Proposes Deploying Kazakhs and Kyrgyz to Syria
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
June 08, 2017
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is making the full five-state tour.
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
June 06, 2017
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
Does it matter that two new flags will rise in Beijing?
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
Peacefulness on the Rise in Central Asia
June 05, 2017
Peacefulness on the Rise in Central Asia
In the latest Global Peace Index, Central Asia shows improvement.
Peacefulness on the Rise in Central Asia
Who is Sculpting Karimov's Statue?
June 03, 2017
Who is Sculpting Karimov's Statue?
Kazakhstan's slick promises; a controversy in Kyrgyzstan and a bad idea for Afghanistan; recommended reads.
Who is Sculpting Karimov's Statue?
Top Kyrgyz Party Nominates Prime Minister for Presidential Run
May 18, 2017
Top Kyrgyz Party Nominates Prime Minister for Presidential Run
The ruling Social Democratic Party has named current PM Sooronbay Jeenbekov as its nominee.
Top Kyrgyz Party Nominates Prime Minister for Presidential Run
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
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