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· October, 2007

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from October, 2007

Kyrgyzstan: One-Party System Looming?

The Azamat Report reviews recent developments on the eve of parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan, saying that the authorities are seemingly trying to establish a one-party system, similar to Kazakhstan with...

Kyrgyzstan: Modern Horse Games

CXW takes a look at the new type of sports entertainment in Kyrgyzstan, a horseball, which is a modern version of the local traditional sport of kok boru.

Kyrgyzstan: Police Stopped a Car with Oppositionists

Bboyd informs about an incident that followed the Kyrgyz Interior Ministry’s roadblock to catch armed criminals, in which police stopped a car with three opposition party officials instead.

Kyrgyzstan: December Elections

The Roberts Report analyzes the pre-election political environment in Kyrgyzstan, emphasizing that the upcoming vote could be the biggest test yet of which way the country is headed.

Kyrgyzstan: Vote Predictions

The Azamat Report reviews the pre-electoral political situation, saying that Ak-Jol, a newly established party of the incumbent president has pretty low political standing, but “the so called ‘administrative resource’...

Kyrgyzstan: Kleptocracy in Action

Beaudi reflects on the recent developments in Kyrgyzstan, including adoption of the new constitution on a referendum and call for new parliamentary elections, saying that these developments indicate rollback from...

Kyrgyzstan: Studies of LGBT problems

CXW reviews several recent publications and reports concerning the situation of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) people in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Rights of Believers

Genderstan reflects on the new arguments for an interpretation of human rights that are raised by the organized Muslim believers.

Kyrgyzstan: Referendum brings new constitution

Central Asia section on the foreignpolicyblogs reviews the outcomes of the first constitutional referendum in Kyrgyzstan, which brought new constitution and resulted in dissolution of the parliament.

Kyrgyzstan: Kindergarten Politics

The Azamat Report reviews political party arena in Kyrgyzstan amidst President Bakiev's recent announcement about creation of his own party.

Kyrgyzstan: Fashion Week

Asel briefly tells about the fashion show currently taking place in the Kyrgyz capital city.

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