Posts Tagged ‘Kyrgyzstan’

“I’m Prepared To Resign” — Kyrgyzstan’s President says After Mass Unrest

President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov has said that he is ready to resign as soon as the nation established legitimate executive power. This is according to a statement posted on the presidential website. Kyrgyzstan has been in chaos since elections Sunday, as demonstrators protest the vote, thereby forcing the government to resign and the Central Election Commission […]

Kyrgyzstan: Protesters Take Over Govt House, Release Ex-President From Jail

Protesters in Kyrgyzstan recently freed their ex-President from jail after they demonstrated in regards to election they perceived was characterized with vote buying and selling. Opposition supporters took to the streets of the capital Bishkek in demand that the pro-Russian President, Sooronbay Jeenbekov resigns, and Sunday poll conducted again. The protesters tried to force their […]

Detaineded Kyrgyzstan’s ex-president ‘was plotting coup’

Kyrgyzstan’s former president Almazbek Atambayev, who was detained in a raid on his residence in Bishkek last week, was plotting to overthrow the government, according to the head of the Central Asian country’s security services. Atambayev, who was president from 2011 to 2017, was already facing five criminal charges. Kyrgyz authorities are now also investigating […]