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RCA Issue 521

IWPR Central Asia
19 Dec 07
The hard-line president is taking no chances as he prepares to secure another mandate.
Diana Isakova
17 Dec 07
Border difficulties affecting Kyrgyz villagers blamed on overzealous frontier guards and on Kyrgyzstan’s failure to ratify a demarcation agreement.
IWPR Central Asia
17 Dec 07
In the run-up to parliamentary polls, the president’s men are pulling out all the stops to make sure they get the result they want.
IWPR Central Asia
14 Dec 07
Officially, satellite dishes have to go because they are an eyesore, but the real aim may be to cut off people from information from outside.
IWPR Central Asia
14 Dec 07
As the election looms, it remains unclear how expatriates’ votes will be counted.
Aziza Amirova
13 Dec 07
As parties and NGOs accuse the electoral commission of stacking the decks in favour of the president’s party, there are warnings of protests ahead.
Yryskeldi Kadykeev
13 Dec 07
Failure of parties to offer voters distinctive policies may result in a low turnout in the weekend parliamentary election.