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Kyrgyzstan: Ryspek

The Golden Road to Samarqand reports on Kyrgyz university students’ thoughts on Ryspek Akmatbaev, a man widely believed to be a criminal and unliked everywhere but his hometown who is running for parliament in Kyrgyzstan after protesters demanded he be allowed to stand as a candidate.

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