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Kyrgyzstan: Revolution Day

The Golden Road to Samarqand reports on the planning of festivities to mark the first anniversary of Kyrgyzstan's revolution, in which protests caused the collapse of Askar Akaev's government.

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  • Tin D.

    I enjoyed the teachings of two American volunteers in the late 1990s in Bishkek. One worked at school # 13. They taught me the responsibilities of democracy. They warned me of inaction, and the possibilities of A.A.’s egotism. I laughed then. I cried later. Because I listened, I am happy now. Now, I am far from home, but I would like to hear the stories of others who may have known these teachers. I do not remember their full names. Mr. Scott and Ms. Geeta? Please respond, anyone.

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