Omurbek Babanov

Kyrgyz people set for presidential election

Kyrgyzstan’s upcoming presidential election is less than a week away. A dozen contenders will take part in Sunday’s presidential vote, and the two leading contenders both say they expect to win. One is a former prime …

Omurbek Babanov to run for president

The Respublika party congress has unanimously nominated the leader of Kyrgyz parliamentary opposition, ex-prime minister of the country. Omurbek Babanov, as a presidential candidate. "We will move away from total …