Gazprom chief Aleksei Miller was in Bishkek today to announce his company will start exploring for hydrocarbon deposits in Kyrgyzstan soon and would spend some $100 million on the geological surveys.
The lawyer for a Kyrgyz national on a U.S. list of global drug kingpins says his client has been released from a detention center in the United Arab Emirates.
A Kyrgyz political leader said in court on September 6 that former President Kurmanbek Bakiev was "aware" of the deadly shootings during clashes between protesters and security forces in 2010.
Some 100 people picketed the Kyrgyz government building on September 6 to demand infrastructure for a settlement near Bishkek where they live.
The Kyrgyz Central Election Commission (BSK) says mandatory Kyrgyz-language tests for potential presidential candidates will begin on September 7.
A Kyrgyz political group led by foreign-educated activists has announced the formation of the Kyrgyz Liberal Democratic Party.
Former Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev's nephew has been arrested and charged with using forged documents while trying to leave Kyrgyzstan
Dozens of Kyrgyz activists have picketed the Belarusian Embassy in Bishkek to demand the release of a prominent Belarusian rights activist jailed in Minsk last month.
Mamataziz Bizrukov, 63, an ethnic Uzbek, was detained two months ago and charged with murder and robbery during the violent clashes between ethnic Uzbeks and Kyrgyz in Osh and Jalal-Abad in June 2010.
Much of the analysis concerning the Collective Security Treaty Organization neglects significant internal dynamics and perpetuates organizational myths.
Kyrgyzstan's chief mufti, Chubak ajy Jalilov, has been accused of overcharging would-be pilgrims to Mecca. At the same time, Jalilov said he plans to initiate a court case against Kyrgyzstan's ombudsman and a well-known politician.
Two Kyrgyz officials have been detained on suspicion of involvement in the illegal export of gasoline to Tajikistan.