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Kyrgyzstan's Controversial Constitutional Referendum
December 10, 2016
Kyrgyzstan's Controversial Constitutional Referendum
On Sunday, December 11, Kyrgyzstan's citizens will be asked to approve (or not) a host of constitutional changes.
Kyrgyzstan's Controversial Constitutional Referendum
Constitutional Clash: Date Set for Referendum in Kyrgyzstan
November 05, 2016
Constitutional Clash: Date Set for Referendum in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz will consider a package of constitutional changes on December 11. What are they?
Constitutional Clash: Date Set for Referendum in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz Government Coalition Breaks Over Constitutional Referendum
October 24, 2016
Kyrgyz Government Coalition Breaks Over Constitutional Referendum
The president's party, SDPK, cited “irreconcilable political views” as its reason for withdrawing from the coalition.
Kyrgyz Government Coalition Breaks Over Constitutional Referendum
Finishing the Bishkek-Manas Road
August 29, 2016
Finishing the Bishkek-Manas Road
With a late summer influx of visitors expected, one of Kyrgyzstan's most important roads is just barely finished.
Finishing the Bishkek-Manas Road
Kyrgyzstan's Self-Defeating Conflict With Moderate Islam
June 22, 2016
Kyrgyzstan's Self-Defeating Conflict With Moderate Islam
The state's clash with a well-respected Muslim leader will only encourage true radicalization in the country.
Kyrgyzstan's Self-Defeating Conflict With Moderate Islam
Kyrgyzstan Gets New Prime Minister and Speaker
April 29, 2016
Kyrgyzstan Gets New Prime Minister and Speaker
Bishkek saw some not-entirely-unprecedented turnover this month.
Kyrgyzstan Gets New Prime Minister and Speaker
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Resigns Amid Road Construction Scandal
April 11, 2016
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Resigns Amid Road Construction Scandal
Temir Sariyev was just shy of one year in office.
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Resigns Amid Road Construction Scandal
Marriage in Kyrgyzstan and What Not to Wear in Tajikistan
January 16, 2016
Marriage in Kyrgyzstan and What Not to Wear in Tajikistan
Plus, Putin's ploys in Central Asia and other recommended reads.
Marriage in Kyrgyzstan and What Not to Wear in Tajikistan
Which Parties Joined the Kyrgyz Majority Coalition?
November 03, 2015
Which Parties Joined the Kyrgyz Majority Coalition?
SDPK will be joined by the Kyrgyzstan party, Onuguu-Progress, and Ata-Meken.
Which Parties Joined the Kyrgyz Majority Coalition?
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
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?
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
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