Kyrgyzstan

20 September 2017
Kyrgyzstan: Where Hydropower Dreams and Penny Stocks Meet

Controversial Czech firm pulls out of deal, raising questions about what comes next. From EurasiaNet.org.

By Nurjamal Djanibekova
 
20 September 2017
Old Dog, New Tricks
Steven Seagal rediscovers celebrity in Central Asia, and the implications are alarming. From Global Voices.
By Peter Paul Rankin
 
15 September 2017
Mirziyoyev Visit Opens Doors in Kyrgyzstan Premium

Central Asian neighbors take steps toward closer ties in a region crying out for cross-border ventures.

 
17 August 2017
Eight Years for Convicted Kyrgyz Opposition Leader Premium

Opponents of President Atambaev are given long prison terms, for the third time this month.

 
3 August 2017
Black Day for Kyrgyz Government Critics Premium

A handful of Kyrgyz opposition politicians received long prison sentences in two separate trials in Bishkek.

 
18 July 2017
Democracy, Kyrgyz Style Premium

Front runners in the crowded field of presidential hopefuls include the prime minister and a business magnate.

 
31 May 2017
Caucasus, Central Asia Face Huge U.S. Aid Cuts Premium

President Trump’s 2018 budget envisages massive aid cuts globally, but is likely to be watered down in Congress.

 
4 April 2017
Kyrgyz-Born Man Suspected in St. Petersburg Metro Attack Premium

Poverty and lack of opportunity continue to drive millions of Central Asians to Russia in search of work.

 
29 March 2017
Second Kyrgyz Opposition Leader Faces Graft Probe Premium

Country’s president is trying to stifle his opponents and the media, critics charge.

 
28 February 2017
Kyrgyz Opposition Leader Held on Graft Accusation

Backers of the Ata Meken party leader say he fell victim to political gamesmanship ahead of presidential polls.

 

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