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One year on, true reconciliation remains distant prospect as ethnic communities pursue parallel existences.
9 Jun 11
Rebuilding and reconciliation efforts slow to take off as tensions persist.
14 Jan 11
Interim government must set aside differences and focus on stability, analysts say. By Anara Yusupova and Asyl Osmonalieva in Bishkek
24 Apr 10
Tendency towards playing safe by avoiding controversial subject-matter.
3 Mar 10
Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan has relocated next door to Tajikistan, though analysts doubt it will move back into Central Asia.
18 Nov 09
Parliament’s refusal to sign international ban on executions seen as a bad sign.
13 Nov 09
Kyrgyz public unimpressed by new law to make singing national anthem compulsory.
26 Oct 09
Kubanychbek Kadyrov could now face charges, in what his opposition colleagues see as a politically-inspired campaign to marginalise government critic.
5 Oct 09
Opposition says election timing geared towards low turnout, making ballot-rigging easier.
23 Jul 09