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Latest Kyrgyzstan News

Kyrgyzstan Hails 'Historic' Power Line

Kyrgyzstan inaugurated a Chinese-financed power line on August 28 that President Almazbek Atambaev called "a historic event." More

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev (file photo)

Kyrgyz President Cancels U.S. Trip

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev has canceled an upcoming trip to the United States that had been planned for late September. More

Russia, To Join China's WWII Parade

Soldiers from China, Russia, and other countries held a rehearsal in Beijing on August 23 for a military parade next month that commemorates the end of World War II. More

Russian-Led Security Bloc Runs Exercises Near Baltic Borders

The Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has begun a six-day military exercise near the border of Estonia. More

Priest From Kazakhstan Climbs Mountain On Kyrgyz-Tajik Border

The rector of the Assumption Church in Kazakhstan's commercial capital Almaty has ascended one of Central Asia highest peaks – Mount Abu Ali inb Sina (formerly Lenin Peak) More

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Audio Central Asia's Economic Crisis Arrives

When the price of oil started falling and Russia's economy began to weaken in 2014, it was clear the five Central Asian states would face economic difficulties. But Kazakhstan's recent devaluation, coupled with China's sudden downturn, herald the start of the bad economic times the region has been dreading. More

Audio Mulling Kyrgyzstan's Decision To Join The Eurasian Economic Union

RFE/RL’s Turkmen Service, known locally as Azatlyk, assembled a panel to look at Kyrgyzstan’s decision to join the Eurasian Economic Union and consider some of the pros and cons of the move. More
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Hard Times: Why Are Commodity-Exporting Countries In Trouble?

As commodity-exporting countries worldwide face problems, Kazakhstan is the latest to feel the economic pain.
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