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· March, 2009

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from March, 2009

Kyrgyzstan: Opposition Rally in Bishkek

Sam has visited the rally of the opposition in the capital of Kyrgyzstan and published some shots from this event.

Uzbekistan: Enemy of the Internet

Yelena writes that Uzbekistan was called an ‘enemy of the Internet’ in recently published survey by Reporters Without Borders.

Kyrgyzstan: The Opposition’s Smoking Gun

Kyrgyz opposition figure Alikbek Djekshenkulov’s prize pistol is at the center of a murder trial, reports Elena.

Kyrgyzstan: Who Died in the Burnt Car?

A high-ranking Kyrgyzstani official has may have died in a horrible car wreck, reports Elena.

Kyrgyzstan: Annual ‘Tulip’ Protests

Michael Hancock argues about the reasons of popular dissatisfaction with the authorities in Kyrgyzstan, where street protests have already become a tradition.

Kyrgyzstan: No Rest For the Internet

The head of the State Patent Department [en] Ulan Melisbek told [ru] that this department will try to take control of the service registration of domain names in the .kg...

Kyrgyzstan: What president wants

Gavin reflects on the interview of the Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev to BBC about expulsion of the American airbase.

Kyrgyzstan: Photo-roundup with not a word about politics

A winter time is ending, and Kyrgyzstan is waiting for the hot spring: the rallies, protest actions and so on. But let's talk about beauty, not about the endless politic....

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