Friday, July 25, 2014


Latest Kyrgyzstan News

Kubat Otorbaev, the general director of KTRK, gave no reason for his decision to resign.

Kyrgyz State TV-Radio Chief Resigns

The general director of Kyrgyzstan's National Television and Radio Broadcasting Corporation (KTRK) has resigned. More

Kyrgyz Official: Five Years Needed To Join Customs Union

Kyrgyzstan says it will need until 2020 to complete everything necessary to join the Russia-led Customs Union. More

Kyrgyz Premier Concerned Uzbekistan Will Not Deliver Gas

Kyrgyz Prime Minister Joomart Otorbaev has called on citizens and businesses to prepare to use coal instead of natural gas during the upcoming winter. More

Some 200 Foreign Climbers Stuck In Kyrgyz Mountains

Kyrgyzstan's Union of Tour Operators says some 200 foreign mountaineers have been stuck in the country's Tian Shan Mountains after the Defense Ministry halted rescue operations because of harsh weather. More

Nigerian Shot In Kyrgyz Resort

A Nigerian man was hospitalized after being shot by an unknown assailant in a Kyrgyz resort near lake Issyk-Kul. More

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Gazprom Could Change Dynamic Of Uzbek Gas Supplies To Kyrgyzstan

As the European Union scrambles to convince Russia and Ukraine to strike a deal that ensures supplies of Russian natural gas reach EU consumers, a different set of gas negotiations have started in Central Asia. More

Four Years After Ethnic Violence, A Glimmer Of Hope In Kyrgyzstan

But, that night, life in Osh was shattered, seemingly for good. Fighting erupted between a crowd of ethnic Kyrgyz and minority Uzbeks, and quickly mushroomed into full-scale interethnic rioting throughout the city and neighboring regions. More
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Despite Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Eurasian Integration Dream

Using a combination of subsidies and coercion, Moscow is solidifying its Eurasian integration dream, making it both deeper and broader. But some prosepctive members are having doubts.
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