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· May, 2010

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from May, 2010

Kyrgyzstan: Phone-tapping scandal reveals counter-revolution plans

Nurel informs readers on audio-recording of telephone conversations of allegedly Maksim and Janybek Bakievs, the son and brother of Kurmanbek Bakiyev, the second Kyrgyz president in exile. The two men...

Kyrgyzstan: Contemplating a shift to parliamentary republic

Mirajidin Arynov critically analyzes the prospects of creation of a parliamentary republic in Kyrgyzstan, an idea initiated by country's Interim Government.

Kyrgyzstan: Bloggers seek stability amidst a frenzy of rallies

“People of Kyrgyzstan, regain consciousness!” – such was the cry issued by Kyrgyzstani Kloop blogger Kadam [kyrg/eng] on May 15. His country descended into a cataclysmic cycle of rallies and...

Belarus: Lukashenko grants Bakiyev sanctuary

Yaraslau Kryvoi of Belarus Digest comments on the sanctuary given to ex Kyrgyz president Bakiyev by Belarus president Lukashenko, and the implications this might have in relations between Minsk and...

Kyrgyzstan: 17/05/10 – Come what May….

A ‘slow news’ week in Kyrgyzstan last week was disturbed only by increasingly loudly-whispered rumours of a possible ‘counter-revolution’ on May 17th. Edil Baisalov, Chief of Staff for provisional government...

Kyrgyzstan: Save or destroy

The question of what next for Kyrgyzstan is addressed by Schwartz, who describes three possible scenarios of the future developments, where the Kyrgyzstan’s social contract and solubility as a country...

Kyrgyzstan: Much work to be done

One of the most notable pieces to surface  on local media platform Kloop last week was posted by Burul Usmanaliev, and related to an attack on the ownership of a...

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