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Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz President Sacks Regional Governor

<div class="caption"><div class="watermark"> <a href="http://gdb.rferl.org/ba88733c-f06f-4a23-8f26-8240e6b5daf6_mw800_mh600.jpg" rel="ibox" title=" (RFE/RL)"> <img alt=" (RFE/RL)" src="http://gdb.rferl.org/ba88733c-f06f-4a23-8f26-8240e6b5daf6_w203.jpg" class="photo" border="0"></a></div><p> (RFE/RL)</p></div>November 8, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev has dismissed the governor of Chui Oblast, Turgunbek Kulmurzaev.

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The decree posted on the president's website gives no reason for the decision.


Chui Oblast is the Kyrgyz administrative district that surrounds and includes the capital, Bishkek.


Kulmurzaev on November 6 showed up at an opposition rally in central Bishkek and publicly called upon Bakiev to resign.

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