Kyrgyzstan elections

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.

September 20, 2018

In Kyrgyzstan, Babanov Cases Losing Steam

By Catherine Putz
Former presidential hopeful Omurbek Babanov was the subject of two highly political investigations. One has been suspended.
August 03, 2017

59 File to Run for the Kyrgyz Presidency

By Catherine Putz
The number will drop significantly ahead of the announcement of the final lineup on September 10.

July 24, 2017

Atambayev Talks: Hydro-Scandals, Bakiyevs, and Politics

By Catherine Putz
In a lengthy press conference, Kyrgyzstan's president answers questions on scandals past and present.

February 27, 2017

After Opposition Leader is Detained, Protests Kick Off in Kyrgyzstan

By Catherine Putz
Omurbek Tekebayev was detained Sunday as part of a corruption investigation -- supporters say it's all politics.

February 16, 2017

Kyrgyzstan Sets November Date for Presidential Election

By Catherine Putz
The contenders are already gathering for what will surely be Central Asia's most dynamic election to date.
October 24, 2015

Sex Sells, Even in Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
Analyzing the Kyrgyz election and just who does Turkmenistan think it’s fooling? Friday links.

October 21, 2015

Post-Election Politicking in Kyrgyzstan

By Catherine Putz
The new Kyrgyz parliament is set to get to work next week, probably.

October 16, 2015

Final Results Confirmed in Kyrgyz Parliamentary Race

By Catherine Putz
As expected, six parties cleared the threshold--but a coalition has yet to be determined.

October 10, 2015

Kyrgyzstan Decides

By Tim Scott
What did election day in Bishkek look like?

October 05, 2015

Kyrgyzstan Elects a New Parliament

By Catherine Putz
Preliminary results show six parties getting enough votes to enter the parliament, ruling coalition to be determined.
October 03, 2015

What You Should Know About Kyrgyzstan’s Election

By Catherine Putz
As Kyrgyz head to the polls this weekend, read up on the election.

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