Elections | Institute for War and Peace Reporting




18 Jan 21
President’s party wins again as pressure grows on independent observers and opposition forces.
14 Jan 21
Exiled opposition leaders call for international support in their fight for democracy.
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.
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22 Dec 20
Upheaval in Kyrgyzstan and Belarus not expected to affect the outcome of January 10 polls.
Maia Sandu in her press briefing as elected president at PAS Headquarters, November 16, 2020. (Photo: Madalin Necsutu)
24 Nov 20
But without snap elections, majority coalition likely to block reforms.
People waiting in line to vote on October 31. (Photo: Nino Chibchiuri/IWPR)
19 Nov 20
Despite Georgian Dream majority, a further 16 seats are as yet undecided.
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12 Nov 20
Online event assesses the regional lessons and consequences of political dispute.
Protestors gather in front of parliament to demand new elections and the resignation of the chair of the Central Election Commission, Tamar Zhvania. (Photo: Anastasia Mgaloblishvili)
10 Nov 20
Refusing to accept election outcome, opposition demands fresh polls.
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.
Giorgi Vashadze, candidate for Prime Minister with the 'New Georgia' Party. (Photo: Giorgi Vashadze Campaign)
30 Oct 20
“We need 12 billion US dollars investment to create 300,000 more jobs.”