Tuesday, September 30, 2014


Latest Kyrgyzstan News

14 Killed In Xenophobic Attacks In Russia This Year

A Moscow-based think tank that monitors xenophobia and extremism says 14 people have been killed and 77 injured in ethnically motivated attacks across Russia since the beginning of the year. More

Kyrgyz Arrest Hizb ut-Tahrir Recruiters

A group of women have been detained in Kyrgyzstan's southern region of Jalal-Abad for alleged membership in a banned Islamic group. More

Eight Kyrgyz Jihadists Killed In Syria

Eight Kyrgyz nationals fighting in Syria in the ranks of Islamist forces against government troops have been killed. More

Russia Ratifies Eurasian Union Pact

Russia's State Duma has ratified the treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union (EES). More

EBRD Lowers Forecasts Due To Ukraine

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) says the Ukraine crisis is weighing heavily on economies where the bank operates, including Central and Southeastern Europe and the former Soviet republics. More

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Central Asia Prepares For Afghan 'Threat' (Part 2)

As foreign forces in Afghanistan prepare to complete their drawdown at the end of this year, and responsibility for security falls entirely on Afghan government forces, the governments in Central Asia have been worrying and taking measures to prevent Afghanistan’s problems from becoming Central Asia’s problems also. More

Photogallery Kumtor Gold Mine Appears To Be In Bad Shape

Kyrgyzstan's Kumtor gold mine seems to be falling apart, literally. Surrounded by scandal since the early days of the project's history, it appears that, as the Kyrgyz government attempts to acquire more shares of this cash cow on its territory, there is need for some serious upgrading at the site. More
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Features & Commentary

'-Stan' At Its End In Kyrgyzstan?

The -stan ending has been accused of tarnishing Kyrgyzstan's image, prompting a call for change.
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