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In Kyrgyzstan, Political Satire Is a Hot Ticket

by Dina Tokbaeva

24 October 2012

In the turbulent Central Asian nation, only satirists are allowed to openly joke about top officials, making political comedians and the shows that highlight them more popular than ever.

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