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· July, 2006

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from July, 2006

Kyrgyzstan: Osh

Breed writes about the charms of the bazaar in the Kyrgyz city of Osh and the lessons it holds for those who might find themselves in post-Soviet airports.

Kyrgyzstan: US to Stay

Yulia comments on the release of additional details about the new agreement between Kyrgyzstan and the United States that will allow the US to keep using the Manas airfield for...

Kyrgyzstan: Support for the Disabled

Yulia translates a Russian language post on the difficulties disabled Kyrgyz citizens have in receiving support and how NGOs are making up for inconsistency from the state.

Central Asia: Eurasian Islam

Ataman Rakim argues for a Eurasian Islam that would unite Muslims of the former Soviet Union under a common identity and serve not so much as a formal set of...

Kyrgyzstan: Week in Blogs

Yulia rounds up the week in the Russian-language section of the Kyrgyz blogosphere.

Kyrgyzstan: Spy Scandal

Yulia discusses the US embassy spy scandal in Kyrgyzstan, which involves allegations from the Kyrgyz government toward and the expulsion of two US embassy employees.

Kyrgyzstan: Public Opinion says that the findings of a recent poll of public opinion in Kyrgyzstan contains some surprises.

Kyrgyzstan: Diplomats Expelled discusses the push and shove between Kyrgyzstan and the United States regarding negotiations over the price for US use of an airbase in the country and how it is...

Kyrgyzstan: Russians Leaving?

Yulia reports that there are fears in Kyrgyzstan that ethnic Russians may leave for Russia in response to Vladimir Putin's call for Russians living outside of Russia to move back....

Kyrgyzstan: Squatter Protests

Yulia translates a post on squatter protests in Kyrgyzstan that urges the Kyrgyz government must avoide making decisions that could encourage further demands.

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