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· November, 2009

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from November, 2009

Kyrgyzstan: Water Management

Misha reflects on the problems of water management in Central Asia against the background of the news about glacial retreat in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Prices for utilies are skyrocketing

Aravanski reports that the Kyrgyz government sharply increased the prices for electricity and heating, making those barely affordable by most citizens.

Kyrgyzstan: A power play beginning?

Steven_Schwerbel reviews the developments on the opposition side of the Kyrgyzstan's political field, where the major opposition party blamed the president for violation of constitution and unlawful seizure of power...

Kyrgyzstan: President consolidates his rule

Kyrgyz President Bakiyev promoted his son to lead the Central Agency on Development, Investment, and Innovation, which controls both all FDIs and major national companies, thus consolidating his patronage network,...

Kyrgyzstan: Satanized

Shairbek Zhusuev, leader of political party ErK (Erkin Kyrgyzstan – transl. Free Kyrgyzstan), shocked many Kyrgyzstanis stating that the capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek city has been satanized for many years,...

Kyrgyzstan: Is democracy too early for Kyrgyzstan?

Ahad Abdurahmon reflects on the issue why democracy is failing in Kyrgyzstan, a country which was so promising?

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