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In Kyrgyzstan, Babanov Cases Losing Steam
September 20, 2018
In Kyrgyzstan, Babanov Cases Losing Steam
Former presidential hopeful Omurbek Babanov was the subject of two highly political investigations. One has been suspended.
In Kyrgyzstan, Babanov Cases Losing Steam
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
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 Atambayev Set to Hand Successor a Massive Bilateral Headache
November 16, 2017
Kyrgyz President Atambayev Set to Hand Successor a Massive Bilateral Headache
The Kazakh-Kyrgyz rift continues to widen as Atambayev's presidency wanes.
Kyrgyz President Atambayev Set to Hand Successor a Massive Bilateral Headache
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
Kyrgyzstan Alerts WTO to Kazakhstan Border Kerfuffle
October 19, 2017
Kyrgyzstan Alerts WTO to Kazakhstan Border Kerfuffle
Kazakhstan has stymied trade at the border, but the quicksand poured first from President Atambayev’s mouth.
Kyrgyzstan Alerts WTO to Kazakhstan Border Kerfuffle
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
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?
Kyrgyzstan's Presidential Campaigns Kick Off
September 13, 2017
Kyrgyzstan's Presidential Campaigns Kick Off
The election, slated for October 15, will decide who takes over from Almazbek Atambayev.
Kyrgyzstan's Presidential Campaigns Kick Off
Parties Merge in Kyrgyzstan, Hoping to Get an Electoral Edge
August 08, 2017
Parties Merge in Kyrgyzstan, Hoping to Get an Electoral Edge
The leaders of three parties say they’re joining forces in the upcoming election.
Parties Merge in Kyrgyzstan, Hoping to Get an Electoral Edge
Atambayev Talks: Hydro-Scandals, Bakiyevs, and Politics
July 24, 2017
Atambayev Talks: Hydro-Scandals, Bakiyevs, and Politics
In a lengthy press conference, Kyrgyzstan's president answers questions on scandals past and present.
Atambayev Talks: Hydro-Scandals, Bakiyevs, and Politics
Top Kyrgyz Party Nominates Prime Minister for Presidential Run
May 18, 2017
Top Kyrgyz Party Nominates Prime Minister for Presidential Run
The ruling Social Democratic Party has named current PM Sooronbay Jeenbekov as its nominee.
Top Kyrgyz Party Nominates Prime Minister for Presidential Run
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