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CSTO Troops Gather In Kyrgyzstan For Exercises

Troops from five member-states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) have arrived in Kyrgyzstan to take part in joint military exercises. More

Former Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev speaks at a news conference in Minsk in April 2010.

Kyrgyzstan Sentences Bakiev To Life

Former Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev has been sentenced to life in prison in absentia for involvement in the 2010 killing of protesters during the uprising that ousted him. More

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

Kyrgyzstan Says Customs Union Member Next Year

Kyrgyzstan says it will join the Russia-led Customs Union in 2015 but will need five years to fully complete the process. 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

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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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