Asia Geopolitics

Two Rivals Clash: Understanding Kyrgyzstan’s Political Crisis

What led to Kyrgyz special forces storming the compound of the country’s former president?

Ankit Panda
Two Rivals Clash: Understanding Kyrgyzstan’s Political Crisis
Credit: Vyacheslav Oseledko/Pool Photo via AP

Catherine Putz, The Diplomat‘s managing editor and Central Asia editor, joins Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) to discuss the origins and implications of Kyrgyzstan’s ongoing political crisis as former President Almazbek Atambayev faces multiple charges, including for conspiracy to commit murder.

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