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Turkish President Erdogan Urges Kyrgyzstan to Join Fight Against Gulen
April 11, 2018
Turkish President Erdogan Urges Kyrgyzstan to Join Fight Against Gulen
Kyrgyz President Jeenbekov did not respond directly to Erdogan's urging to deal with Gulen-linked institutions.
Turkish President Erdogan Urges Kyrgyzstan to Join Fight Against Gulen
New Charges Levied Against Former Kyrgyz Presidential Candidate
April 02, 2018
New Charges Levied Against Former Kyrgyz Presidential Candidate
Kyrgyz authorities have opened an investigation into whether Omurbek Babanov plotted to stage a coup after the October 2017 election.
New Charges Levied Against Former Kyrgyz Presidential Candidate
International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute Voices Concern for Kyrgyz Lawyer
March 08, 2018
International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute Voices Concern for Kyrgyz Lawyer
The IBAHRI says the case against Ata-Meken lawyer Taalaigul Toktakunova may violate UN rules ensuring rule of law.
International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute Voices Concern for Kyrgyz Lawyer
Kyrgyz Authorities Arrest Unnamed Suspect for the Murder of Ulan Salyanov
December 29, 2017
Kyrgyz Authorities Arrest Unnamed Suspect for the Murder of Ulan Salyanov
Salyanov's sister, Aida, was recently convicted of abuse of office, charges she and her supporters say were politically motivated.
Kyrgyz Authorities Arrest Unnamed Suspect for the Murder of Ulan Salyanov
An Interview With Aida Salyanova, Kyrgyzstan's Former Prosecutor General
December 27, 2017
An Interview With Aida Salyanova, Kyrgyzstan's Former Prosecutor General
Having fallen out with the former president, Salyanova faced charges she says were politically motivated.
An Interview With Aida Salyanova, Kyrgyzstan's Former Prosecutor General
A New Kyrgyz President Takes Over in Bishkek
November 24, 2017
A New Kyrgyz President Takes Over in Bishkek
Almazbek Atambayev steps down and Sooronbai Jeenbekov steps up.
A New Kyrgyz President Takes Over in Bishkek
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev Promises to Return to Politics
November 20, 2017
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev Promises to Return to Politics
As Atambayev leaves office, he pledges to return in the 2020 parliamentary elections.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev Promises to Return to Politics
A Vote for Stability Steers Southerner to Success in Kyrgyzstan's Presidential Election
October 24, 2017
A Vote for Stability Steers Southerner to Success in Kyrgyzstan's Presidential Election
The October 15 vote raises expectations of policy continuity in a country that has to balance regional, strategic interests.
A Vote for Stability Steers Southerner to Success in Kyrgyzstan's Presidential Election
The Dark Side of Kyrgyzstan's 'Affordable Housing'
October 20, 2017
The Dark Side of Kyrgyzstan's 'Affordable Housing'
An activist forced to flee, thousands of missing dollars, and citizens left waiting for their piece of promised land.
The Dark Side of Kyrgyzstan's 'Affordable Housing'
Kyrgyz Election Brings High Expectations, but Mixed Results for Voters
October 18, 2017
Kyrgyz Election Brings High Expectations, but Mixed Results for Voters
As some voters celebrate the conclusion of the vote, others vent frustration with government pressure and broken systems.
Kyrgyz Election Brings High Expectations, but Mixed Results for Voters
Kyrgyzstan’s Next President: Sooronbai Jeenbekov
October 17, 2017
Kyrgyzstan’s Next President: Sooronbai Jeenbekov
Incumbent Almazbek Atambayev’s chosen successor came out on top in Sunday’s election.
Kyrgyzstan’s Next President: Sooronbai Jeenbekov
Will Kyrgyz Democracy Pass Its Next Test?
October 12, 2017
Will Kyrgyz Democracy Pass Its Next Test?
The outcome of this weekend's election usher in an unprecedented transfer of power between elected presidents.
Will Kyrgyz Democracy Pass Its Next Test?
Guilty Verdicts Crash in on Kyrgyz Media Outlet
July 03, 2017
Guilty Verdicts Crash in on Kyrgyz Media Outlet
The outlook is not good for Idinov, Zanoza, or Kyrgyzstan.
Guilty Verdicts Crash in on Kyrgyz Media Outlet
Insulting the President: Defamation Cases Against Local Media Move Ahead in Kyrgyzstan
July 01, 2017
Insulting the President: Defamation Cases Against Local Media Move Ahead in Kyrgyzstan
Similar cases against RFE/RL were dropped in May, but a local Kyrgyz media outlet remains under legal pressure.
Insulting the President: Defamation Cases Against Local Media Move Ahead in Kyrgyzstan
Trump for President of Kyrgyzstan?
June 30, 2017
Trump for President of Kyrgyzstan?
51 percent of young urban respondents in student-run poll express openness to the idea.
Trump for President of Kyrgyzstan?
On Trip to Russia, Kyrgyz President Atambayev Sings Putin's Praises
June 29, 2017
On Trip to Russia, Kyrgyz President Atambayev Sings Putin's Praises
"I must admit, I love Russia very much," the Kyrgyz president said at a state dinner held in his honor in Moscow.
On Trip to Russia, Kyrgyz President Atambayev Sings Putin's Praises
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