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and Kyrgyz Republic passes the Constitution

Vote-counting is well under way in Kyrgyzstan. With 90% of precints counted, news reports indicate over 90% support for the new Constitution. No doubt this will be seen as a vote of confidence in the interim Otunbayeva government. Russia’s President Medvedev expressed skepticism about the ability of the parliamentary system to resolve Krgyzstan’s difficulties, including

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Published on June 28, 2010
Author:          Filed under: hp, Kyrgyzstan, Tom Ginsburg
 
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Embattled Government of Kyrgyzstan seeks referendum for June 27

In early April 2010 bloody riots rocked the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek in response to high utility costs and brutal levels of perceived corruption. For nearly a week, thousands of protesters took to the streets in a bloody clash which reportedly killed at least eighty people and wounded nearly 500 more. During the chaos, President

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Published on June 27, 2010
Author:          Filed under: Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez, hp, Kyrgyzstan