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Pro-government candidate Sooronbai Zheenbekov. (Photo: Office of S. Zheenbekov)
17 Oct 17
The country’s next president looks set follow in the footsteps of the incumbent.
(Photo courtesy of N. Musaeva)
Interview
13 Oct 17
Watchdog claims that outlets wilfully ignore both legal norms and informal ethical codes.
President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambaev. (Photo: Host Photo Agency/Ria Novosti via Getty Images)
13 Oct 17
Allegations that official sources are attempting to thwart rival’s campaign.
29 Sep 17
Critics argue that Muslim leader should be penalised for offering election endorsement.
President Almazbek Atambaev meets the speaker of Kyrgyzstan's parliament and leaders of the five main parties. (Photo: Kyrgyz president's press service)
22 Sep 17
Legacy seen as key in contest that has already narrowed to two main contenders.
Ismoil Somoni monument in Dushanbe. (Photo: Roman Buryak/IWPR)
11 Sep 17
Lavish ceremonies to mark major life events will now be curtailed by law.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev (left) greets his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoe. (Photo: Press Service of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic)
8 Sep 17
Landmark meeting indicates progress over trade and border issues.
Omurbek Tekebaev (left) and Duishonkul Chotonov in the court room. (Photo: kloop.kg)
31 Aug 17
Move interpreted as attempt to silence opposition media.
Ozubek Chotonov (right), founder of Marva TV Islamic studio. (Photo: Ayan TV)
19 Aug 17
A range of broadcasters are catering for a public increasingly interested in religion.
Ilkhom Narziev. (Photo courtesy of: I. Narziev)
Interview
28 Jul 17
The power vacuum in the neighbouring state has Tajik analysts worried.

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