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Saving Kyrgyzstan With Skis

RollingStone.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
Ninety percent of Kyrgyzstan's land lies above 4,000 feet. Arslanbob sits at 5,250 feet at the base of the Babash-Ata Mountains - a portion of the Kyrgyz Ala-Too Range - that protrude like a spine along Kyrgyzstan's northern border. Just beyond are Jaz ...

Kyrgyzstan Gets New Prime Minister and Speaker

The Diplomat - ‎8 hours ago‎
In April, Kyrgyzstan's Parliament saw some not-entirely-unprecedented turnover. Temir Sariyev, who had been prime minister since May 2015 (and reappointed after last year's parliamentary elections) resigned amid a brewing corruption scandal linked to a ...
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Kyrgyzstan's New Government Takes Oath Of Office

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎18 hours ago‎
BISHKEK -- The new government of Kyrgyzstan, led by Prime Minister Sooronbai Jeenbekov, has taken the oath of office. President Almazbek Atambaev attended the oath ceremony held in the parliament in Bishkek on April 28.
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Kyrgyzstan: Supreme Court Signals Possible Shift on Askarov

EurasiaNet - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Following the most potent criticism to date over the treatment of jailed activist Azimjan Askarov, Kyrgyzstan's highest court said on April 25 that the case may be reviewed after all.

“Made with Italy in Kyrgyzstan

FreshPlaza - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The project “Made with Italy in Kyrgyzstan” was recently submitted to the Ministry of Economy of Kyrgyzstan and the Kyrgyz Chamber of Commerce as well as to different business associations such as the International Business Council (IBC), the Bishkek ...

Kyrgyzstan hosting Central Asia border security conference

Times of Central Asia (subscription) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
BISHKEK (TCA) - Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek is hosting the 12th Central Asia Border Security Initiative (CABSI) Conference on April 27 and 28.

Kyrgyzstan's new Prime Minister announces new standards of governing

Times of Central Asia (subscription) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
BISHKEK (TCA) - The new Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov announced new standards of his Cabinet's work at the first meeting of his Government on April 25.
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Kyrgyzstan: UN Calls for Activist's Release

Human Rights Watch - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
(Berlin) - A United Nations Committee has called for Kyrgyzstan to release a human rights defender, Azimjon Askarov, and to quash his conviction, Human Rights Watch said today.

Bhutan defeats Kyrgyzstan 2-1

Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Football: Bhutan's Under-14 girls national team defeated Kyrgyzstan 2-1 in their first game at the Almosy Academy Stadium in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, yesterday.
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IPI urges Kyrgyzstan to free journalist serving life term

International Press Institute (press release) - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined in calls for Kyrgyzstan to free political activist and journalist Azimjan Askarov after the U.N.

Hungary, Kyrgyzstan agree on economic cooperation

Budapest Business Journal - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Hungary and Kyrgyzstan is expected to reach an agreement this year on establishing a joint economic committee and signing an investment protection pact, Szijjártó said, according to Hungarian news agency MTI.

US helps Kyrgyz tourism companies to promote destinations in Kyrgyzstan

Times of Central Asia (subscription) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
BISHKEK (TCA) - In partnership with the United States through the USAID Business Growth Initiative, Kyrgyz tourism companies in March promoted tourist destinations in Kyrgyzstan and signed several contracts for the 2016 season at two leading ...

Kyrgyzstan: Constitutional Changes Afoot?

EurasiaNet - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Kyrgyzstani President Almazbek Atambayev, seen here talking to the news media during a March 24 dedication of a park commemorating the 2005 revolution, says he will not seek the role of prime minister or any other national political office once his ...

Kyrgyzstan export with Italians — a new manufacturing approach

Times of Central Asia (subscription) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The project “Made with Italy in Kyrgyzstan” was recently submitted to the Ministry of Economy of Kyrgyzstan and the Kyrgyz Chamber of Commerce as well as to different business associations such as the International Business Council (IBC), the Bishkek ...

Kyrgyzstan wins at home

IIHF - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
Two goals from team captain Amanbek Esen Uulu, Salamat Tynaliev, Oleg Kolodi and Duulat Abyshev disposed of Kyrgyzstan's first opponents India by 11-1. Goalkeeper Elzar Bolotbekov kept his concentration making just eight saves against newcomer ...

Kazakhstan to export 218 mln kWh of electricity to Kyrgyzstan

24 - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Kazakhstan will export 218 million kWh of electricity to Kyrgyzstan in 2016, as of today there have been delivered 53 million kilowatts.

Zhanar Akayev: Grant places for studying abroad are received by pulling strings or for money

24 - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
"Grant places for studying abroad are received by pulling strings or for money, but those who pass there simply disgrace Kyrgyzstan," the deputy from SDPK Zhanar Akayev said today at the session of the Parliament. He explained that annually Kyrgyzstan ...

Kyrgyzstan's national bank invites bids for system implementation

Banking Technology - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan is inviting bids for the implementation of a new informational-analytical system (IAS). The submission deadline is 17 June 2016 and the bank says it has received a credit/grant from the International Development ...

Kyrgyzstan To Keep Convicted Terrorists Separated From Other Inmates

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev has signed into law a bill on keeping convicted terrorists separately from other inmates. The law signed by Atambaev on April 18 had been approved by lawmakers in March and will come into force 10 days after it is ...

President of Kyrgyzstan to visit Parliament tomorrow

24 - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
President of Kyrgyzstan is waited for in the Parliament tomorrow. As it became known today at a session of the Chamber, the visit of the head of state to Parliament is planned in connection with the forthcoming inauguration of the new cabinet ...
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