Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan reports 416 new coronavirus cases, 6 deaths

Kyrgyzstan recorded 416 new daily cases of coronavirus, the Ministry of Health said on May 8, AKI Press reports.  Bishkek city recorded 246 of those cases, Chui region - 110, Issyk-Kul region - 25, Osh city - 10, Naryn region - 5, …

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Vaccinations Progress Slowly in Central Asia

Kazakhstan is a regional leader on vaccinations, but that’s not saying terribly much as vaccine rollouts across Asia have proceeded at slow paces relative to Western countries. Meanwhile, as The Diplomat …

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Dam partially leaks in Kyrgyzstan, people evacuated

A dam partially leaked in the Kadamjai district of Batken region, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan said. The incident occurred on May 6 at 23:13. The dam number 12 broke in 4-5 spots. It is located in the village …

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New version of Kyrgyz constitution signed

Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov on Wednesday signed a new version of the country’s constitution, approved in a nationwide referendum on April 11. The ceremony was broadcast live by the country’s TV channels. …

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Kyrgyz-Tajik dispute area to receive special status

The Batken region of Kyrgyzstan, where an armed border conflict with Tajikistan took place in late April, will receive a special status in the near future, Prime Minister of the republic Ulukbek Maripov said on Tuesday. "The …

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Russia to help Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan embrace peace

Following the principles of strategic partnership and alliance with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, Russia is ready to assist in resolving any controversial issues between the countries by political and diplomatic methods in every possible way, …

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Leilek conflict: why do CSTO countries attack each other?

The situation on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan escalated in Leilek district on April 28. A day later military clashes between the Kyrgyz and Tajik forces broke out. Late on April 29, the sides agreed on a ceasefire and pulling back …

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