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Kyrgyzstan choosing new president, government system

Voters are going to the polls in Kyrgyzstan Sunday to choose a new president as well as decide on constitutional changes in the form of government, Anadolu agency reports. As many as 3.5 million registered voters started to cast their …

What Kyrgyzstan wants from China

Even as Kyrgyzstan appears uncertain how to cope with the massive weight of its dues to China, it has embarked on a fresh charm offensive to remind Beijing of the role it plays in developing vital infrastructure, Eurasianet writes in the …

EAEU summit scheduled for December 11

A meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council is scheduled for 11 December, aide to the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Iya Malkina told an online press briefing on November 25. "The meeting of …

Kyrgyz president resigns after unrest

Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned on Thursday after days of unrest following a disputed election, saying he wanted to prevent clashes between security forces and protesters who have demanded his removal from office. In a …

Kyrgyz parliament approves new Cabinet of Ministers

Today, the parliament of Kyrgyzstan approved the new Cabinet of Ministers headed by Sadyr Japarov. All the deputies present voted unanimously for the candidacy of Japarov, ministers and program proposed by him, RIA …

New head of Kyrgyz parliament resigns

Speaker of the Kyrgyz parliament from the Bir Bol (Unity) party, Myktybek Abdyldaev, who was elected four days ago, resigned during an extraordinary parliamentary session. Personnel appointments in the country have continued since …

President says attempt made to seize power in Kyrgyzstan

Some political forces in Kyrgyzstan, taking advantage of the outcome of the parliamentary elections, tried to seize power in that country on Monday night into Tuesday morning, Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov’s address to the nation …

Kyrgyzstan: Power vacuum creates uncertainty and grab for top jobs

The opposition forces in Kyrgyzstan were stunningly rapid in seizing key government buildings, something that happened hours after police attempted to break up a protest rally, but they are proving less enthused about taking over a country deep in the throes of instability and economic crisis

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. …