Kyrgyz Election 2011 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


Kyrgyz Election 2011

Almazbek Atambaev is sworn in as president of Kyrgyzstan on December 1. (Photo: Sultan Dosaliev/Kyrgyz presidential press office)
Timur Toktonaliev
2 Dec 11
President Atambaev shares inauguration ceremony stage with his predecessor as head of state – a first for Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia generally.
Timur Toktonaliev
5 Nov 11
Elected on trust, incoming president Almazbek Atambaev needs to start coming up with solutions to some of Kyrgyzstan’s innumerable problems.
IWPR Central Asia
3 Nov 11
Voting in the October 30 presidential election. (Photo: Igor Kovalenko)
Timur Toktonaliev
31 Oct 11
After landslide victory, Almazbek Atambaev may need to talk to two main rivals who have cried foul in election.
IWPR Central Asia
20 Oct 11
Voters in the October 2010 parliamentary election. (Photo: Igor Kovalenko)
Dina Tokbaeva
19 Oct 11
Disillusioned and disoriented electorate unlikely to pick new president for his political views.
Kyrgyz president Roza Otunbaeva (centre) with Prime Minister Almazbek Atambaev (left) and the speaker of parliament Ahmatbek Keldibekov, at celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of independence. Otunbaeva is not standing in the October 30 presidential election, but Atambaev is among twenty candidates. (Photo: Igor Kovalenko)
Pavel Dyatlenko
22 Sep 11
As candidates fight for presidential office, they need to realise power has slipped away from central government.
Medet Tiulegenov
6 Jul 11
Democratic principles undermined as fragmented electorate prefers regional allegiances to ideology.