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Kyrgyzstan Cancels CSTO ‘Indestructible Brotherhood’ Military Exercises
October 11, 2022

Kyrgyzstan Cancels CSTO ‘Indestructible Brotherhood’ Military Exercises

By Catherine Putz
Days after Kyrgyz President Japarov skipped Russian President Putin's birthday (and an informal CIS summit), Bishkek cancelled planned CSTO exercises at the last minute.

Are Central Asians Being Conscripted by Russia to Fight in Ukraine?
October 04, 2022

Are Central Asians Being Conscripted by Russia to Fight in Ukraine?

By Catherine Putz
Moscow denies that Central Asians are being conscripted into the Russian military, but the risk is real.
Kyrgyz Authorities Try to Head off Protests With Restrictions
March 31, 2022

Kyrgyz Authorities Try to Head off Protests With Restrictions

By Colleen Wood
Kyrgyzstani authorities are restricting protests about Russia’s war in Ukraine, but some public servants are speaking out.

Ethnic Central Asians Among Those Killed With the Russian Army in Ukraine
March 25, 2022

Ethnic Central Asians Among Those Killed With the Russian Army in Ukraine

By Catherine Putz
Regional media have begun to report on the return of bodies, men born in Central Asia who took Russian citizenship over the years and ultimately died in Ukraine.

Kyrgyzstan Bans Rallies Near Russian Embassy
March 14, 2022

Kyrgyzstan Bans Rallies Near Russian Embassy

By Catherine Putz
As Bishkek tries to maintain a balanced approach to the Ukraine crisis, demonstrations have been banned from key protest hotspots in the capital.

Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov in Russia for First Foreign Visit
February 25, 2021

Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov in Russia for First Foreign Visit

By Catherine Putz
Russia as a first destination for a Kyrgyz president is no surprise; it’s essentially tradition.

Russia, China Cautiously Watch Kyrgyzstan’s Lingering Political Turmoil
November 04, 2020

Russia, China Cautiously Watch Kyrgyzstan’s Lingering Political Turmoil

By Catherine Putz
Treading carefully, both Moscow and Beijing have engaged the new Japarov government but with a markedly light touch.
Does Russia Have a Role in the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan Railway Project?
October 06, 2020

Does Russia Have a Role in the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan Railway Project?

By Umida Hashimova
In September, Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov again mentioned Russia’s participation in the long-delayed project.

What About That Proposed Second Russian Base in Kyrgyzstan?
March 07, 2018

What About That Proposed Second Russian Base in Kyrgyzstan?

By Catherine Putz
“It is up to Russia," said Kyrgyz President Jeenbekov in reference to suggestions that Moscow open a second base in the country.

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

By Catherine Putz
President Sooronbai Jeenbekov made a working visit to Moscow less than a week after taking office.

Will Kyrgyz Democracy Pass Its Next Test?
October 12, 2017

Will Kyrgyz Democracy Pass Its Next Test?

By Stanislav Pritchin
The outcome of this weekend's election usher in an unprecedented transfer of power between elected presidents.
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

By Catherine Putz
"I must admit, I love Russia very much," the Kyrgyz president said at a state dinner held in his honor in Moscow.

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