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· February, 2011

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from February, 2011

Kyrgyzstan: Interim president won't seek re-election

Incumbent president of Kyrgyzstan Rosa Otunbaeva announced that she would not be taking part in the upcoming presidential elections, Malika reports.

Kyrgyzstan: Central Asia's largest market affected by Customs Union

Rahat reports that “Dordoi” – the largest market of Central Asia near Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan, is experiencing a fall in sales with the establishment of the Customs...

Kyrgyzstan: Parliament names mountain after the Russia's strongman

Kyrgyzstani parliamentarians voted in support of Kyrgyz Prime Minister's proposal to name a peak in the country’s northern Tian Shan range after his counterpart Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to...

Russia-Kyrgyzstan: Mount Putin on the map

Windows to Russia reports that Kyrgyzstan on 17 February decided to name a mountain peak after Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

Kyrgyzstan: The ghost of state-level racketeering returns

Kamilla reports on a clash between the Kyrgyz authorities and Russian investors over the status of MegaCom, one of Kyrgyzstan’s leading mobile operators – while the government claims that the...

Kyrgyzstan: Threat of radical islamists

Rahat informs his readers that police is on a patrol in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan's capital city, after the shootings between police and armed terrorists, who were identified by the officials as...

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