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Checking in With Moscow: New Kyrgyz President Makes First International Trip to Russia
November 29, 2017
Checking in With Moscow: New Kyrgyz President Makes First International Trip to Russia
President Sooronbai Jeenbekov made a working visit to Moscow less than a week after taking office.
Checking in With Moscow: New Kyrgyz President Makes First International Trip to Russia
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?
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
A Glimpse Into Moscow’s Little Kyrgyzstan
March 24, 2017
A Glimpse Into Moscow’s Little Kyrgyzstan
Seasons of migration to the north: stories of Central Asian migrant workers in Russia.
A Glimpse Into Moscow’s Little Kyrgyzstan
Touring the Backyard: Putin Pays Central Asia a Visit
March 01, 2017
Touring the Backyard: Putin Pays Central Asia a Visit
No huge headlines emerged from the trip, which was a walk down familiar paths and repetition of familiar phrases.
Touring the Backyard: Putin Pays Central Asia a Visit
14 Kyrgyz Die in Moscow Warehouse Fire
August 30, 2016
14 Kyrgyz Die in Moscow Warehouse Fire
A day of mourning in Bishkek sadly won't change working conditions in Moscow.
14 Kyrgyz Die in Moscow Warehouse Fire
Kyrgyzstan: Corrupt, Anarchic – and Stable?
August 16, 2016
Kyrgyzstan: Corrupt, Anarchic – and Stable?
Despite its problems, Kyrgyzstan may be Central Asia's most stable state. Here's why.
Kyrgyzstan: Corrupt, Anarchic – and Stable?
Will Kyrgyzstan Leave the Eurasian Economic Union?
August 09, 2016
Will Kyrgyzstan Leave the Eurasian Economic Union?
First “Brexit” from the European Union, then “Kyrexit” from the EEU?
Will Kyrgyzstan Leave the Eurasian Economic Union?
Amid Russian Downturn, Kyrgyzstan Turns to China
July 14, 2016
Amid Russian Downturn, Kyrgyzstan Turns to China
Kyrgyzstan is hoping that Chinese funds will secure its domestic political stability.
Amid Russian Downturn, Kyrgyzstan Turns to China
Gazprom Plans $1.5 Billion Investment in Kyrgyz Gas Pipelines
June 07, 2016
Gazprom Plans $1.5 Billion Investment in Kyrgyz Gas Pipelines
Russian PM Medvedev's visit underscored strong Kyrgyzstan-Russia relations, perhaps smoothing recent frustrations.
Gazprom Plans $1.5 Billion Investment in Kyrgyz Gas Pipelines
Diplomatic Access: Kyrgyzstan
May 13, 2016
Diplomatic Access: Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz Ambassador Toktogulov on Central Asian security, Kyrgyz-U.S. relations, and Kyrgyzstan's democracy.
Diplomatic Access: Kyrgyzstan
Controversial 'Foreign Agents' Bill Shot Down in Kyrgyz Parliament
May 12, 2016
Controversial 'Foreign Agents' Bill Shot Down in Kyrgyz Parliament
NGOs in Kyrgyzstan will be happy to know that the so-called Foreign Agents Bill won't become law. At least not yet.
Controversial 'Foreign Agents' Bill Shot Down in Kyrgyz Parliament
A ‘Blurry’ Union: Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian Economic Union
February 18, 2016
A ‘Blurry’ Union: Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian Economic Union
Six months into EEU membership, a Kyrgyz official says it’s too soon to really talk about the impact.
A ‘Blurry’ Union: Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian Economic Union
Investors Needed for Kyrgyz Hydropower Projects
January 20, 2016
Investors Needed for Kyrgyz Hydropower Projects
The dams, needed by Kyrgyzstan, were never especially high on Moscow’s list of priorities.
Investors Needed for Kyrgyz Hydropower Projects
New Hyrdropower Project Partners Needed in Kyrgyzstan
December 28, 2015
New Hyrdropower Project Partners Needed in Kyrgyzstan
It looks like Moscow can’t afford the projects and Bishkek will be looking for new partners.
New Hyrdropower Project Partners Needed in Kyrgyzstan
Fear of Terrorists Ripples from Paris to Moscow
November 17, 2015
Fear of Terrorists Ripples from Paris to Moscow
A deputy speaker in the State Duma floated the idea of restricting entry to Russia for citizens of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
Fear of Terrorists Ripples from Paris to Moscow
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