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Mirgul Akimova
2 Jul 09
Opposition leaders were pressing for presidential election this year rather than next, but July date changes all their calculations.
Mirgul Akimova
7 May 09
But legislators backing new bill say too many non-profit groups behave like political parties.
Mirgul Akimova
10 Mar 09
Media-watchers fear brutal assault was deliberate attempt to curb free speech.
Mirgul Akimova
19 Feb 09
Moscow may be unhappy with the American military presence but does not seem to have pressured Bishkek to end it.
Mirgul Akimova
17 Feb 09
Rights groups say negotiating with Russian far right will do nothing to stop racist attacks.
Mirgul Akimova
30 Jan 09
Civil groups warn that new legislation could allow authorities to deploy military to crush public protests.
Mirgul Akimova
27 Jan 09
President creates new team to handle economic crisis now and manage his re-election later.
Mirgul Akimova
18 Dec 08
Sentences of up to 20 years seen as warning to other protesters, rather than justice.
Mirgul Akimova
27 Nov 08
Erosion of civil liberties makes it hard to hold public protests and risky to criticise the authorities, say rights groups.
Mirgul Akimova
3 Nov 08
Beijing offers a sweetener to get its TV programmes shown in Kyrgyzstan, but some commentators fear cultural encroachment.

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