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Kyrgyz President's Brother Sues Parliament


http://gdb.rferl.org/B0339E48-0B1E-4909-B998-B42D4B0C69DE_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/B0339E48-0B1E-4909-B998-B42D4B0C69DE_mw800_mh600.jpg Janysh Bakiev (file photo) (RFE/RL) December 18, 2006 -- Reports from Bishkek say President Kurmanbek Bakiev's younger brother, Janysh, a former first deputy chairman of the country's National Security Service (SNB), has filed a lawsuit against the parliament.


Addressing fellow lawmakers today, parliamentarian Dooronbek Sadyrbaev said Janysh Bakiev is suing the legislature over a September 22 parliamentary resolution that suggested he was involved in a scheme to frame opposition leader Omurbek Tekebaev.


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Understanding Kyrgyzstan

Workers preparing for celebrations of the constitutional compromise in Bishkek on November 9 (RFE/RL)

A STABLE FOUNDATION? On November 9, RFE/RL's Washington office hosted a briefing featuring RFE/RL Kyrgyz Service Director Tyntchtykbek Tchoroev and RFE/RL analyst Daniel Kimmage.


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