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· July, 2013

Stories about Kyrgyzstan from July, 2013

30 July 2013

Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan Border Shooting Prompts Theories, But No Answers

Despite the fact that the two sides regularly meet to discuss border issues and work together to demarcate unmarked sections of the border, shootings keep occurring.

19 July 2013

Kyrgyzstan's President Accuses Britain of “Dirty Lies”

Kyrgyz president Almas Atambayev slammed the British government for "hosting" the son of the country's ousted dictator in a Guardian interview. Kyrgyz netizens weigh the wisdom of his outburst.

17 July 2013

Kyrgyz Block Water to Kazakhstan, Demanding the Return of “Their” Land

Under communism land and water weren't a source of friction for the peoples of Soviet Central Asia. But over two decades of sovereignty, things have changed.

5 July 2013

Domestic Violence in Kyrgyzstan

Traditional Kyrgyz Clothing

Game Over for the US Airbase in Kyrgyzstan?

After over a decade of scandal, intrigue and significant contributions to the state coffers, the Kyrgyzstani people are preparing for the consummation of their love-hate relationship with the American military...