Chingiz Aitmatov monument opened in Moscow

A monument to famous Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov was opened in Moscow today. The installation of the monument is timed to the writer's anniversary. He would have turned 90 years old on December 12. The …

Russian company sells Armenian gold mine

Polymetal, one of Russia's largest gold and silver miners, decided to sell its Armenian Kapan mine to Kyrgyzstan-based Chaarat Gold Holdings for $55 million, the company said. Polymetal is a top-20 global gold producer and …

 Kyrgyz Foreign Minister resigns

Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldayev tendered resignation, the press service of the foreign ministry reported. "Having worked as Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan for 6 years, I tendered resignation and the …

 Magnitude 4.7 earthquake hits Kyrgyz-Chinese border

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake rocked the Kyrgyz-Chinese border, the Institute of Seismology at National Academy of Sciences of Kyrgyzstan reported. The earthquake was registered 145 km of Kyrgyz city of Osh. There were no …