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· April, 2009

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from April, 2009

Kyrgyzstan: Elections and Ethnic Tensions

Elena tells who will be the single presidential candidate from the opposition in Kyrgyzstan and reports on the inter-ethnic conflict in the country.

Kyrgyzstan: Lame Ad Design Spurred Nationalist Debates

On April, 22, a deputy Askarbek Shadiev criticized the advertisement billboard of the Swiss Office for Cooperation [en] during the session of the faction “Ak Zhol” party. Deputy was outraged...

Kyrgyzstan: Disputes on .kg domain continue

Elena tells about the disputes around the regulation of the domain names and Internet in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Serious Emergency at the Kyrgyz Electric Linesna

Elena posts some facts about yesterday’s electrical blackout in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Mysterious Murder of Sanjarbek Kadyraliev

Joshua Foust reports on the murder of the Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament, who had never publicly supported the opposition.

Kyrgyzstan: Elections and patron-client syste

Elina Galperin analyzes the political landscape in Kyrgyzstan on the eve of the presidential elections, marred by several political murders.

Kyrgyzstan: The politician's funeral

Elena tells about the funeral ceremony for Medet Sadyrkulov, ex-chief of the presidential administration of Kyrgyzstan, who tragically died in the burnt car.

Kyrgyzstan: The Vagina Monologues in Pictures

Sam posts a photo-reportage from the Vagina Monologues performance that has taken place in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Fashion Week 2009

Samat presents the excellent photos from the gala-show of the Fashion week in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Food prices

Maksud writes how inflation affects the price for food products, and particularly, bread in Kyrgyzstan.

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