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· June, 2008

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from June, 2008

Kyrgyzstan: U.S. troops won't expand

Elena reports that US Deputy Assistant Secretary George Krol refuted rumours about the expansion of American airbase in Manas airport near the capital of Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Visa Issue

Elena publishes a list of countries which don’t need to get the visa to visit Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Ahead of Olympiad

Elena reports that there will be 20 Kyrgyz sportsmen in Beijing at Olympic Games 2008.

Kyrgyzstan: Chingiz Aitmatov Buried

Elena publishes some photos from the funeral ceremony for the famous Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov.

Kyrgyzstan: A Nation Is Grieving for Chingiz Aitmatov

Ben Paarmann writes in honor of Kyrgyzstan author Chingiz Aitmatov who died on Tuesday this week, at the age of 79. "Thanks to Chingiz Aitmatov, Central Asian traditions, lifestyles, myths...

Kyrgyzstan: Writer and Statesman Died

Almaz reports that famous Kyrgyz writer and statesman Chingiz Aitmatov dies of pneumonia at a clinic in Nuremberg at 79.

Kyrgyzstan: First Summer Events

There was a recent Miss Tourism Kyrgyzstan pageant, held on the eve of summer. Some bloggers have visited this contest and published photos of the event. The chosen Miss Tourism...

Kyrgyzstan: Famous Kyrgyz Writer Died

Elena grieves about the death of the famous Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov.


The Azamat Report posts pictures of random MPs in Kyrgyzstan as they were voting for their fellow colleagues. Regulations allow MPs to vote for their colleagues within the party in...

Kyrgyzstan: Life of Afghan Kyrgyzes

Elena tells some facts about life of Afghan Kyrgyzes in Pamir Mountains.

Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyz President Met Russian Colleague

Elena writes about some results of the meeting of Russian president Dmitriy Medvedev and Kyrgyz president Kurmanbek Bakiev during the informal summit in Saint-Petersburg.

Kyrgyzstan: Repatriants Coming

Elena reports that 254 ethnic Kyrgyz received citizenship of Kyrgyzstan recently.

Kyrgyzstan: Someone is Relaxing, Someone is Fighting

Undoubtedly, the meeting of the Kyrgyz bloggers became the most under discussion event of the Kyrgyz blogosphere in the second half of May. 27 bloggers met and even the bad...

Kyrgyzstan: Conversion & Community

Nathan writes that Forum 18 reports on turmoil surrounding the burial of a 14 year old Baptist convert in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Govt faces call for help from diaspora in Afghanistan

Elena writes about the Pamir Kyrgyz from Afghanistan that ask the Kyrgyzstan government to help them with the education and health care.

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