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Sadyr Zhaparov, Kyrgyzstan's new president. (Photo: Sadyr Zhaparov's Facebook page)
14 Jan 21
Critics fear this may cost Kyrgyzstan and its people dearly.
Project Highlight
12 Nov 20
Online event assesses the regional lessons and consequences of political dispute.
Ex president Sooronbay Zheenbekov (right) and prime minister, acting president Sadyr Zhaparov. (Photo: President's press service)
3 Nov 20
Country’s traditional partners, disturbed by ongoing crisis, suspend large tranches of aid.
President Sooronbay Zheenbekov (right) meeting with new prime minister and speaker of parliament of Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: Kyrgyz President's Press Service)
14 Oct 20
Demands continue for President Sooronbay Jeenbekov’s resignation.
Parts of the building housing the parliament and president's office were set alight during the night. (Photo: IWPR)
6 Oct 20
Volunteers rally to clean up city, ensure security and prevent looting.
The main Ala-Too square in capital Bishkek today, 6 October, 2020. (Photo: IWPR)
6 Oct 20
Election results cancelled as opposition supporters seize control of key offices.
Gulshat Asylbayeva, main initiator of the draft law. (Photo: Kyrgyz parliament's official website kenesh.kg)
12 Aug 20
Draft law would allow authorities to block websites deemed to contain inaccurate information, with no need for a court ruling.
4 Aug 20
Supporters say they will continue to fight for his case to be reopened.
(Photo: RFE/RL Kyrgyzstan)
1 Jun 20
The state of emergency has now been extended indefinitely.
24 Apr 20
Those in the front line of the fight against coronavirus say that they are not being properly protected.

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