Anara Yusupova | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
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23 Jul 09
Authorities accused of using police to pressure opposition campaigners.
3 Jul 09
The plan was to field a strong pair of candidates against President Bakiev, but the emergence of a third man is likely to confuse and divide the electorate.
2 Jul 09
President’s announcement that he plans to go for a second term sparks debate on poll date.
24 Apr 09
Police say investigation is looking at all possible motives for the shooting of parliamentarian Sanjarbek Kadyraliev.
3 Apr 09
Talk of defections follows death of key player in Ak Jol.
18 Mar 09
Interior minister angered by opposition’s “exploitative” claims about crash in which ex-official Medet Sadyrkulov is feared dead.
19 Feb 09
Kyrgyz authorities appear determined to end American military presence in their country, but there may still be room for negotiation.
23 Jan 09
Anti-government coalition accuses authorities of persecution and intimidation.
22 Dec 08
Officials complain of biased reporting, while opponents fear end to media freedom.