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Kyrgyz Journalist and Poet Detained on Suspicious Drugs Charges
January 25, 2022

Kyrgyz Journalist and Poet Detained on Suspicious Drugs Charges

By Catherine Putz
It’s hard not to link the drug charges against Bolot Temirov and Bolot Nazarov to their activities irritating certain authority figures.

The Kazakhstan Crisis: A View From Kyrgyzstan
January 08, 2022

The Kazakhstan Crisis: A View From Kyrgyzstan

By Aidai Masylkanova
In supporting the CSTO intervention today in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov is perhaps hoping to secure similar CSTO support for himself in the future. 
Kyrgyzstan and Centerra in Talks for Out-of-Court Dispute Resolution Over Kumtor
January 07, 2022

Kyrgyzstan and Centerra in Talks for Out-of-Court Dispute Resolution Over Kumtor

By Catherine Putz
The Canadian mining firm confirmed that it is in discussions with Bishkek over the fate of the mine.

Aijan Sharshenova on What’s Next for Kyrgyz Politics 
December 21, 2021

Aijan Sharshenova on What’s Next for Kyrgyz Politics 

By Catherine Putz
What’s next for Kyrgyz politics now that Sadyr Japarov has the government he wanted?

As the Dust Settles from Kyrgyzstan’s Election, What Next?
December 07, 2021

As the Dust Settles from Kyrgyzstan’s Election, What Next?

By Catherine Putz
As Kyrgyzstan’s new parliament takes shape, Japarov has the government he asked for. Now for the hard part: governing.

Which Politicians Do Kyrgyz Trust?
October 29, 2021

Which Politicians Do Kyrgyz Trust?

By Catherine Putz
Addressing the problems Kyrgyz citizens name as their biggest concerns is arguably the only way to sustain trust.

Japarov’s Kyrgyz Cabinet Shuffle
October 13, 2021

Japarov’s Kyrgyz Cabinet Shuffle

By Catherine Putz
Japarov selected another Japarov (no relation) to head the new Cabinet of Ministers.
Kyrgyzstan: A Year Since October 2020
October 06, 2021

Kyrgyzstan: A Year Since October 2020

By Catherine Putz
It’s been a year since Kyrgyzstan erupted in post-election protests and precipitated the fall of yet another government in Bishkek.

The Price of Gold: Kyrgyzstan’s Showdown With Western Investors
September 24, 2021

The Price of Gold: Kyrgyzstan’s Showdown With Western Investors

By Gabriel Gavin
A row over the Kumtor mine, featuring corruption and environmental catastrophe, threaten Kyrgyzstan’s ability to attract investment.

Kyrgyzstan Wiretapped Activists, Lawyers, MPs
September 02, 2021

Kyrgyzstan Wiretapped Activists, Lawyers, MPs

By Catherine Putz
The Interior Ministry justified the wiretaps as part of investigations into the October 2020 unrest.

Will Kyrgyzstan’s ‘False Information’ Law Threaten Free Speech?
August 26, 2021

Will Kyrgyzstan’s ‘False Information’ Law Threaten Free Speech?

By Catherine Putz
Japarov signed the bill passed by the parliament last month, but many questions remain about how it will be implemented.
3rd Meeting of Central Asian Leaders: A Small Step Toward the Formation of a Regional Order?
August 12, 2021

3rd Meeting of Central Asian Leaders: A Small Step Toward the Formation of a Regional Order?

By Filippo Costa Buranelli
Presidential meetings in Central Asia are often dismissed for a lack of concrete results and for their exclusively ceremonial character. But there are good reasons to take the latest meeting seriously.

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