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Former Kyrgyz President Detained After Second Raid
August 08, 2019

Former Kyrgyz President Detained After Second Raid

By Catherine Putz
After a botched raid on Wednesday, Kyrgyz security forces return to detain former President Almazbek Atambayev
Kyrgyz Authorities Move to Detain Former President, Supporters Resist
August 08, 2019

Kyrgyz Authorities Move to Detain Former President, Supporters Resist

By Catherine Putz
Shots were fired and there are reports of injuries, including of journalists.

Atambayev Returning to Kyrgyzstan After Pulling Russia Into Feud With Jeenbekov
July 26, 2019

Atambayev Returning to Kyrgyzstan After Pulling Russia Into Feud With Jeenbekov

By Catherine Putz
The former president returns confident his palling around with Putin will save him. But will it?

Under Pressure in Kyrgzystan, Atambayev Flies to Russia
July 24, 2019

Under Pressure in Kyrgzystan, Atambayev Flies to Russia

By Catherine Putz
The former president says he'll be back soon after high level meetings in Moscow.

Defiant Atambayev Refuses Second Subpoena
July 11, 2019

Defiant Atambayev Refuses Second Subpoena

By Catherine Putz
The former president, ensconced with supporters at his home in Koi-Tash, is headed for a confrontation.
Atambayev Loses Immunity, Supporters Gather to Resist
June 27, 2019

Atambayev Loses Immunity, Supporters Gather to Resist

By Catherine Putz
The former president maintains that charges of corruption against him are political.

Atambayev's Days of Immunity Look Numbered
June 25, 2019

Atambayev's Days of Immunity Look Numbered

By Catherine Putz
Former President Almazbek Atambayev is likely to soon face charges of misconduct and abuse of power in earnest.
Can Quotas Fix Gender Disparity in Kyrgyzstan’s Politics?
June 25, 2019

Can Quotas Fix Gender Disparity in Kyrgyzstan’s Politics?

By Colleen Wood
A draft law proposing gender quotas for Kyrgyzstan’s village councils could help increase women’s representation at the local level.

Atambayev Takes Aim at Jeenbekov in Weekend Rally
June 12, 2019

Atambayev Takes Aim at Jeenbekov in Weekend Rally

By Catherine Putz
The former Kyrgyz president accused his successor of persecuting his political opponents under the guise of anti-corruption.

Former Kyrgyz President Atambayev on the Losing Side of a Defamation Suit
March 05, 2019

Former Kyrgyz President Atambayev on the Losing Side of a Defamation Suit

By Catherine Putz
Last week former Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev was on the losing side of a defamation lawsuit.

Former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Faces 20 Years on Corruption Charges
January 07, 2019

Former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Faces 20 Years on Corruption Charges

By Catherine Putz
if convicted, Sapar Isakov faces up to 20 years in prison on corruption charges levied under heavy political clouds.
Kyrgyz Politics Simmering Over Atambayev-Jeenbekov Feud
November 28, 2018

Kyrgyz Politics Simmering Over Atambayev-Jeenbekov Feud

By Catherine Putz
The SDPK looks headed for a split while former President Atambayev and his successor, Jeenbekov, lob fiery rhetoric.

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