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Sadyr Japarov sworn in as new president of Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan’s President-elect Sadyr Japarov took office as the head of state on Thursday. His inauguration ceremony was broadcast live by the country’s state-run television. The ceremony was attended by former heads of state …

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Aeroflot to begin flights from Moscow to Kyrgyzstan

Russia’s flagship air carrier Aeroflot will resume flights from Moscow to the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on September 24, the company said in a statement. Flight SU1882 Moscow-Bishkek will be performed once a week, on Thursday. …

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Kyrgyzstan shuts cities down following Kazakhstan's example

Today in Bishkek, as well as in Osh and Jalal-Abad regions, a state of emergency is being introduced. The relevant decrees were signed by the President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov. Experts believe that the Kyrgyz authorities too late …

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Kyrgyzstan locks down Bishkek, Osh and Jalal-Abad

Kyrgyzstan declared a state of emergency today in its three biggest cities including the capital Bishkek, a move that will allow authorities to lock them down to prevent the spread of coronavirus. In addition to the cities of Bishkek, …

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CSTO Summit being held in Bishkek

The Collective Security Treaty Organization Summit (CSTO) has opened in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.  President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov, President of …

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Woman hit to death by two cars in Bishkek

A woman crossing the road in Bishkek was hit to death by two cars, local police said. The accident occurred today in the morning, when the woman aged 40-45 years was crossing the road in Yunusaliev street. First the …

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Tokayev plans to visit Kyrgyzstan in autumn

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will visit Kyrgyzstan on state visit this autumn, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov said at the opening ceremony of the high-level format meeting …

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Kyrgyz court rules to keep Atambayev in custody

The Bishkek City Court has ruled to keep Kyrgyzstan’s former President Almazbek Atambayev in custody, Atambayev’s lawyer Sergei Slesarev said. The court hearing was held in the office of the …

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What is happening in Kyrgyzstan?

The Kyrgyz Security Council held a session in the wake of a situation involving former President Almazbek Atambayev. The session was chaired by incumbent Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov. The issue …

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CIS Summit in narrow format kicks off in Bishkek

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at the Ala-Archa residence in Bishkek where the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is about to start.  Putin was greeted by his Kyrgyz counterpart …

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CSTO Defense Ministers hold meeting in Bishkek

The meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Defense Ministers was held today in Bishkek. The situation in the Central Asia was discussed at the meeting, acting CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov …

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Putin arrives in Bishkek for state visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Kyrgyzstan for a state visit today. He is due to hold talks in Bishkek with his Kyrgyz counterpart Sooronbay Jeenbekov. The Kremlin press service said that …

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