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· April, 2007

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from April, 2007

Kyrgyzstan: Kemin Photos

LJ user morrire has photos from Kemin (ru), where a by-election for Kyrgzystan's parliament just took place.

Central Asia: The EU's New Plan

Near|Abroad discusses the European Union's new diplomacy plans for engaging Central Asia.

Central Asia: Old Photographs

Sue Sypko discusses how photographs taken by Russian Imperial and Soviet photographers communicate different meanings.

Kyrgyzstan: Protest's Final Day

Mirsulzhan Namazaliev reports from the scene on the final day of Kyrgyzstan's protests. In the wake of the dispersal of protesters, the government has been harassing opposition members and opposition...

Kyrgyzstan: Pandora's Box

Beau Gordinier reports on the government's dispersal of protesters demanding the president's resignation in Kyrgyzstan, and discusses what comes next in Kyrgyz politics.

Kyrgyzstan: The Crackdown

Teo Kaye reports that protests against Kyrgyzstan's president in Bishkek have been broken up for now.

Kyrgyzstan: Opposition Rally Photos

Elena Skochilo posts photos of the ongoing opposition protests (ru) in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Baby Sales

At The Golden Road to Samarqand, Amira discusses recent reports of the sale of babies from hospital's in Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek. Amira, who spent a lot of time visiting a...

Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Baby Sales

At The Golden Road to Samarqand, Amira discusses recent reports of the sale of babies from hospital's in Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek. Amira, who spent a lot of time visiting a...

Kyrgyzstan: Impressions from a Protest, pt. 2

Tolkun Umaraliev reports on the second day of protests in Bishkek calling for the president to resign.

Central Asia: Hot Air & the Aral

Bonnie Boyd writes that since 1991, there has been more hot air than progress on saving the Aral Sea.

Kyrgyzstan: Same protests as every year

Kyrgyzstan's post-revolution turmoil is not cooling down even two years after the ouster of ex-President Akayev. The newest episode of opposition protests echoes previous rallies on Bishkek's main square, and...

Kyrgyzstan: Reports form the Protest

The Kyrgyzstan blog at neweurasia carries numerous posts reporting on the protests in Bishkek against President Kurmanbek Bakiev, including one from Tolkun Umaraliev in which he writes his impressions of...

Kyrgyzstan: The PM, Info War, & Graffiti

Teo Kaye reports on the ongoing protests in Bishkek against the president, focusing on anger against the prime minister, the information war between the two sides, and the political graffiti...

Central Asia & Caucasus: Corporate Philanthropy

At neweurasia, Marianna argues that NGOs need to develop a culture of giving across Central Asia and the Caucasus to encourage local corporate support of the work that NGOs do.

Kyrgyzstan: Protests Begin

Teo Kaye reports that protests against President Kurmanbek Bakiev have begun in cities across northern Kyrgyzstan, but that turnout is not as high as press accounts claim it to be.

Kyrgyzstan: Tajikistan in the 90s

Vadim draws parallels between Tajik politics in the 1990s and the current political situation in Kyrgyzstan, saying that Kyrgyzstan must do what it can to avoid making the mistakes Tajikistan...

Central Asia: Interview with a Scholar

neweurasia interviews well known American Central Asia scholar Martha Brill Olcott.

Central Asia: Climate Change

Bonnie Boyd reports on how climate change affects Central Asia.

Russia, Central Asia: Russian Diaspora

Siberian Light links to neweurasia‘s stories on the Russian Germans and ethnic Russians living in Central Asia.

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