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· November, 2006

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from November, 2006

Kyrgyzstan: Death Penalty

Yulia writes about the anti-death penalty rally in Bishkek and says that she has very mixed feelings about the issue.

Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Against Capital Punishment

Tolkun Umaraliev reports that there will be a rally against the death penalty tomorrow in Bishkek.

Kyrgyzstan: Tear Gas Footage

Beau Gordinier posts video of police shooting tear gas at protesters during this month's protests in Bishkek against the Kyrgyz government.

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

Astana (Kazakhstan) – Waiting for a bus – photograph taken by Richard Messenger (Many more bus stops here) While we're waiting for the bus, why not check out some of...

Kyrgyzstan: Rough Winter

Due to economic problems and unreliability and high prices for energy and heating, Kyrgyz Report says that Kyrgyzstan is in for a rough winter.

Kyrgyzstan: Youth and Nasvai

Yulia translates an article on the heavy use of nasvay, a mixture of tobacco and lime that is chewed, among young Kyrgyz.

Kyrgyzstan: Public Opinion

Kyrgyz Report discusses the findings of a new public opinion poll.

Kyrgyzstan: Presidential Air

Yulia reports on why Kyrgyzstan's president may be facing danger whenever he travels abroad.

Kyrgyzstan: HIPC

Kyrgyz Report discusses whether or not joining the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative will help the country.

Kyrgyzstan: Driving Bishkek

Driving in Bishkek is an adventure, says Nikki.

Kyrgyzstan: The Election Code

Writing for Kyrgyz Report, David Mikosz, the head of IFES in Kyrgyzstan, writes that Kyrgyzstan's electoral code will have to be overhauled now that the country's new constitution changes the...

Kyrgyzstan: Killer on the Loose

Yulia of neweurasia reports on a killer on the loose in Bishkek.

Kyrgyzstan: Where is the Constitution?

Kyrgyz Report notes that Kyrgyzstan's new constitution has yet to be seen.

Kyrgyzstan: Constitutional Winners & Losers

Yulia translates a post by Inga of neweurasia looking at who wins and loses with Kyrgyzstan's new constitution.

Kyrgyzstan: Needing a True Reformer

Kyrgyz Report says that the president's decision to appoint a board for the state radio and television underlines the country's need for a true reformer.

Kyrgyzstan: Blog Roundup

Yulia rounds up the Kyrgyz blogosphere.

Kyrgyzstan: More Reforms Needed

Kyrgyz Report says that despite the recent reforms in Kyrgyzstan, reform of the media remains serious unfinished business.

Kyrgyzstan: Anatomy of a Political Crisis

Sean Roberts explains the sequence of events that led to Kyrgyzstan's recent protests and new constitution.

Kyrgyzstan: Hasty Constitution

Was Kyrgyzstan's constitution adopted too quickly? Yulia appears unhappy with the fast pace of the constitution's drafting and adoption while Kyrgyz Report notes that some in Kyrgyzstan are already noticing...

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

Club in Almaty/Kazakhstan – (c) Christopher Herwig – www.herwigphoto.com Welcome to the latest roundup of the Central Asian and Caucasian blogospheres. A lot has happened over the past two weeks...

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