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· August, 2008

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from August, 2008

Kyrgyzstan: Crashed Boeing Photos

Elena uploaded other photos of the Boeing-737 that crashed shortly after takeoff from Bishkek airport, leaving more than 60 people dead.

Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzs Want to Join Russia

Elena publishes the result of a poll, announced that the majority of Kyrgyzstan’s population thinks that Kyrgyzstan should consolidate with Russia.

Kyrgyzstan: Plane Crashed Near Bishkek

Elena uploaded photos of the Boeing-737 crashed outside the capital Bishkek on Sunday where 25 people of the 90 people on board have survived.

Kyrgyzstan: American Basketball Players to Visit Kyrgyzstan

Elena reports that American basketball players will visit Kyrgyzstan to participate in a series of sporting events.

Kyrgyzstan: Uzbek language TV channels are at a risk of closure in Kyrgyzstan

Tolkun writes about the new language regulations for broadcast mass media in Kyrgyzstan and its possible effects on Uzbek language media of the country.

Kyrgyzstan: Incident in the Prison

Elena publishes official information about the incident in a prison where 2 prison officials were killed by convicts in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Senators, Breakfast and Weapons

Patrick Frost reviews the visit U.S. of Senate Majority leader Harry Reid and four other senators to Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Friction Over Manas

Josh Foust says that Kyrgyz officials have confiscated dozens of weapons from a house rented by U.S. officials in Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan.

Former Soviet Union: Survey Shows Increasing CIS-Differences

LJ user fobosanddeimos comments upon (RUS) a recent survey by Evraziysky Monitor, showing big differences between post-soviet states, which form an obstacle for prospects of integration.

Kyrgyzstan: President Met the Chinese Mass Media

Elena reports that President of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiev met mass media representatives of the People’s Republic of China before the opening the Olympic Games in Beijing and the SCO Summit...

Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyz Sportsmen Arrived in Beijing

Elena reports that the first Kyrgyzstan delegation arrived in Beijing (China) last night for the Olympics.

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