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In Kyrgyzstan, Babanov Cases Losing Steam
September 20, 2018
In Kyrgyzstan, Babanov Cases Losing Steam
Former presidential hopeful Omurbek Babanov was the subject of two highly political investigations. One has been suspended.
In Kyrgyzstan, Babanov Cases Losing Steam
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
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
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 Sets November Date for Presidential Election
February 16, 2017
Kyrgyzstan Sets November Date for Presidential Election
The contenders are already gathering for what will surely be Central Asia's most dynamic election to date.
Kyrgyzstan Sets November Date for Presidential Election
Sex Sells, Even in Tajikistan
October 24, 2015
Sex Sells, Even in Tajikistan
Analyzing the Kyrgyz election and just who does Turkmenistan think it’s fooling? Friday links.
Sex Sells, Even in Tajikistan
Post-Election Politicking in Kyrgyzstan
October 21, 2015
Post-Election Politicking in Kyrgyzstan
The new Kyrgyz parliament is set to get to work next week, probably.
Post-Election Politicking in Kyrgyzstan
Final Results Confirmed in Kyrgyz Parliamentary Race
October 16, 2015
Final Results Confirmed in Kyrgyz Parliamentary Race
As expected, six parties cleared the threshold--but a coalition has yet to be determined.
Final Results Confirmed in Kyrgyz Parliamentary Race
Kyrgyzstan Decides
October 10, 2015
Kyrgyzstan Decides
What did election day in Bishkek look like?
Kyrgyzstan Decides
Kyrgyzstan Elects a New Parliament
October 05, 2015
Kyrgyzstan Elects a New Parliament
Preliminary results show six parties getting enough votes to enter the parliament, ruling coalition to be determined.
Kyrgyzstan Elects a New Parliament
What You Should Know About Kyrgyzstan’s Election
October 03, 2015
What You Should Know About Kyrgyzstan’s Election
As Kyrgyz head to the polls this weekend, read up on the election.
What You Should Know About Kyrgyzstan’s Election
Kyrgyz Increasingly Disillusioned with Political and Economic Stall
October 02, 2015
Kyrgyz Increasingly Disillusioned with Political and Economic Stall
A new International Crisis Group report says Kyrgyzstan is on an uncertain trajectory.
Kyrgyz Increasingly Disillusioned with Political and Economic Stall
Why Has Kyrgyzstan’s Election Generated Odd Party Mergers?
October 02, 2015
Why Has Kyrgyzstan’s Election Generated Odd Party Mergers?
The Kyrgyz election system is, in part, set up to result in strange bedfellows.
Why Has Kyrgyzstan’s Election Generated Odd Party Mergers?
Tajikistan is at the End of an Era
September 25, 2015
Tajikistan is at the End of an Era
Chinese businesses in Central Asia and silkworms in Tajikistan; weekend reads.
Tajikistan is at the End of an Era
Kyrgyzstan Gears Up for Parliamentary Elections
September 21, 2015
Kyrgyzstan Gears Up for Parliamentary Elections
Personality might supersede policy platforms in Kyrgyzstan's election--but at least the results aren’t predetermined.
Kyrgyzstan Gears Up for Parliamentary Elections
Kyrgyzstan Election Worries: Biometrics, Migrants, Technical Difficulties
September 17, 2015
Kyrgyzstan Election Worries: Biometrics, Migrants, Technical Difficulties
Bishkek will have a new parliament next month, but election day could be chaotic.
Kyrgyzstan Election Worries: Biometrics, Migrants, Technical Difficulties
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