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Kyrgyzstan: A Slow Time

The May month traditionally comes to Kyrgyzstan with the holiday days. 1st May is the Labor Day, 5th May is the Constitution’s Day and on 9th May Kyrgyzstan celebrates Victory’s day. These day the life of Kyrgyzstan is rather quiet and slow.

On 1st May, the Communist’s party held the short meeting at the Old Square in Bishkek. There were a lot of people who held the portraits of Lenin and the old soviet flags. It was really strange demonstration, because the communists also hung the scarecrow of the president of USA George Bush during the meeting.

Lj-user Lvenks even called [ru] this demonstration as “a parade of the insane”.

Esterinna told [ru]:

“I can’t believe my eyes. Is it possible that somewhere people are holding the portraits of Lenin?”

A member of the Communist’s party Sergei Kozhemjakin aka kojemyakin explained why they hung the scarecrow of the president of USA George Bush [ru].

“This scarecrow with the face of George Bush is a symbol of the main capitalistic power – USA. The Labor Day or the Day of the defence of the working-people is the best day to jeer at the capitalism, because the capitalism is the main enemy of the working-people”.

It looks as if the Constitution’s Day was celebrated by only officials, because no Kyrgyz bloggers told about this day.

But there was a start of the AFC Challenge Cup qualifies at 5th May also and this event was more interesting. Blogger Azzzik has made really good photos of the games.

Bekulia commented the game of Kyrgyzstan with Afghanistan [ru]:

“Photo really good reproduced the game’s aura. I feel if I looked this game myself. I am very sad for our guys; they really wanted to win the game”.

During the holiday week ex-prime-minister Felix Kulov were appointed the head of the directorate of the project about the development small and medium energy sources of Kyrgyzstan.

Politicized users of Diesel Forum responded to this news instantly.

Bekson told [ru]:

“This project should be one of the departments at the Ministry of the energetic. What for do the officials produce so much projects, agencies and directorates?”

Seraf thought [ru]:

“They will build the small hydroelectric power stations and will start to export the energy. But the prime cost will be more expensive and it won’t facilitate the deficiency of the electricity on the internal market. One good thing about this is the work places only”.

On the Victory’s Day a lot of bloggers posted the congratulations to the war veterans.

911 steroids said [ru]

“I think, this is the only holiday when we are getting closer and kinder. My congratulations for you, our dear war veterans!”

Also posted on neweurasia.

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