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· April, 2008

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from April, 2008

Kyrgyzstan: An Anxious April

30 April 2008

A next to last week of April started from the unexpected fall of temperature. A lot of bloggers posted the photographs of the frozen greenery and the trees under snow. Yanagi presented the beautiful photos of the leaves under snow in her blog. red_ptero called [ru] this fall of temperature...

Kyrgyzstan: Jazz Fest Photos

29 April 2008

Elena presents the photographs from the second and third day of the International Jazz Festival in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Time to Solve Problems

21 April 2008

The first week of April started with the ambiguous opinions of Kyrgyz bloggers about the Marie Claire magazine article by American journalist Erin Finnerty with photography by Rena Effendi and the provocative headline “Kyrgyzstan: From Silk to Heroin” about the problems of women in Osh in southern Kyrgyzstan. For instance,...

Kyrgyzstan: Parliament Speaker Says No Accountability Is Necessary

9 April 2008

The Azamat Report informs readers that Kyrgyzstan's Parliament Speaker Adaham Madumarov, also leader of pro-presidential Ak Jol Party, said that the Central Election Commission does not have to report to anyone, when he was asked why the December 16 elections results have still not been published.

Kyrgyzstan: Opposition Convention on April 12

8 April 2008

Elena considers whether Kyrgyz social action group “For Justice” will hold a popular convention on April 12, as it intends to. They accuse the government of putting obstacles in the way of holding their assembly.

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