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21.10.2020

New Kyrgyz strongfellow speaks out in his defence

Prime Minister Sadyr Japarov denied allegations that he intimidated Sooronbai Jeenbekov to step down.

In an interview with Al Jazeera TV channel, Japarov said Jeenbekov would run away if he was intimidated and threatened. He said everything was solved through negotiations. "Nobody twisted his arms and legs. We told him that...

Prime Minister Sadyr Japarov denied allegations that he intimidated Sooronbai Jeenbekov to step down.

In an interview with Al Jazeera TV channel, Japarov said Jeenbekov would run away if he was intimidated and threatened. He said everything was solved through negotiations. "Nobody twisted his arms and legs. We told him that...

20.10.2020

Social media influence events in Kyrgyzstan

Experts observing public opinion on the Internet space of Kyrgyzstan note that with the aggravation of the political situation, various fakes and trolls in social networks are trying to change the mood and opinion of the people and influence domestic politics.

In Kyrgyzstan, social networks have turned into a field of...

Experts observing public opinion on the Internet space of Kyrgyzstan note that with the aggravation of the political situation, various fakes and trolls in social networks are trying to change the mood and opinion of the people and influence domestic politics.

In Kyrgyzstan, social networks have turned into a field of...

19.10.2020

New strongman’s takeover does not bring Kyrgyzstan out of the woods

A full-scale power reset is underway in Kyrgyzstan. In order to bring an end to the crisis, sparked by disputed parliamentary elections earlier this month, President Sooronbay Jeenbekov announced his resignation. The duties of the head of state were taken over by the country's new Prime Minister Sadyr Zhaparov. However,...

A full-scale power reset is underway in Kyrgyzstan. In order to bring an end to the crisis, sparked by disputed parliamentary elections earlier this month, President Sooronbay Jeenbekov announced his resignation. The duties of the head of state were taken over by the country's new Prime Minister Sadyr Zhaparov. However,...

19.10.2020

Nationalist firebrand assumes power in Kyrgyzstan after president resigns

Sadyr Japarov, a nationalist firebrand and convicted criminal, said he had “taken over as head of state” in Kyrgyzstan on Thursday, hours after President Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned. Mr Jeenbekov said he was stepping down in an attempt to end the political turmoil that has racked the central Asian country since...

Sadyr Japarov, a nationalist firebrand and convicted criminal, said he had “taken over as head of state” in Kyrgyzstan on Thursday, hours after President Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned. Mr Jeenbekov said he was stepping down in an attempt to end the political turmoil that has racked the central Asian country since...

19.10.2020

Kyrgyzstan heads for the next “revolution”

It has been a fortnight since the Kyrgyz people raised the banner of revolt against the October 4 parliamentary election results, which have been annulled for fresh polls. However, aggravating the crisis is opposition groups’ inability to arrive at a consensus on picking up a leader.

The sudden political unrest and...

It has been a fortnight since the Kyrgyz people raised the banner of revolt against the October 4 parliamentary election results, which have been annulled for fresh polls. However, aggravating the crisis is opposition groups’ inability to arrive at a consensus on picking up a leader.

The sudden political unrest and...


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