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22 hrs ago | AkiPress

17:12 Children of border guards from Central Asia, Russia to spend their holidays at Issyk-Kul

Kyrgyzstan's Health Center for Children "Dzerzhinets" has launched the summer season for children of border guards on July 25, the press service of the State Border Service reported.

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Yesterday | Charter97

Bakiyev sentenced in absentia to life in prison

The former president of Kyrgyzstan, who fled the country, Kurmanbek Bakiyev , and his younger brother, the former head of the State Security Service Zhanybek Bakiyev , have been found guilty of participation in organizing mass murder on April 7, 2010 and sentenced in absentia to a life sentence and confiscation of property, "Interfax" reports.

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Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

Kyrgyzstan's ex-preident sentenced to life

A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths.

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Yesterday | AkiPress

16:55 Transport Ministry's State Secretary detained on corruption charges

State Secretary of the Ministry of Transport of Kyrgyzstan Maksatbek Dyikanov was detained on corruption charges on July 25 in Bishkek.

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Yesterday | AkiPress

12:56 Raising wages for Kyrgyzstani teachers and doctors down...

Significant raise in wages of teachers and health professionals in Kyrgyzstan during 2010-2011 have impacted decrease in migration of Kyrgyzstanis to Kazakhstan for both permanent residence and traveling, said Consul General of the Kyrgyz Republic in Almaty Seit Ubykeyev on July 25 at the Forum of Compatriots "Mekendeshter" in Bishkek.

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Yesterday | AkiPress

11:28 2014 World Bank income classifications: Kyrgyzstan becomes lower middle income country

The Kyrgyz Republic has been re-classified from a low income country to a lower-middle income country, according to the 2014 Income Classifications released in July 2014 by the Bank's Office of Development Economics and Chief Economist.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

AkiPress

16:03 Difficult year awaits Kyrgyzstan over dry hydrological cycle - PM Otorbayev

"Harmonization of activities with donors is ongoing very successfully," Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev said at the meeting of the Development Partners Coordination Council on July 24. "Improvement of our positions in your ratings is a priority task for us.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

AkiPress

09:33 Kyrgyz government offers World Bank to create Central Asian platform for water and energy talks

Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Valery Dil on July 23 met with World Bank Regional Director for Central Asia Saroj Kumar Jha, reported the government's press service.

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AkiPress

14:27 25 villages in Issyk-Kul region have installed drip irrigation systems

Twenty five villages in Issyk-Kul region have drip irrigation systems, Karagat+ Project Manager Nurlan Tokonov told a press conference in AKIpress on July 23. "One system cost 3,500 som.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

AkiPress

11:44 International donors increase funding for Kyrgyzstan up to $545 million

The Kyrgyz government's press service today e-mailed the information about outcomes of the work of the government for 100 days.

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EurasiaNet

Kyrgyzstan Complains That U.S. Decreasing Military Contacts

The government of Kyrgyzstan is complaining that the United States is reducing its military cooperation in the wake of the eviction of the air base that the Americans operated there until last month.

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AkiPress

16:46 Higher dam to increase effectiveness of Kambar-Ata-1 HPP

Construction of the higher dam will increase effectiveness of the Kambar-Ata-1 hydropower plant project, Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev said during working trip to Jalal-Abad region.

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AkiPress

14:37 Helicopter crashed on Khan Tengri slope cost $19 million

The helicopters of the armed forces of Kyrgyzstan are provided at the request of tour operators based on tariffs stipulated in the agreement, Vice Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan Ilyaz Subankulov told a press conference on July 22 in Bishkek.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

AkiPress

10:59 Kyrgyzstan to host peacemaking exercises of CSTO countries

The peacemaking exercises of the Collective Security Treaty Organization "Indestructible Brotherhood 2014" will be held in Kyrgyzstan from July 29 to August 1. The aim of the exercises will be enhancement of effectiveness of cooperation between peacemaking forces of CSTO, practice of commanders and officials of all levels in preparation of ... (more)

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How to Break Into Post-Soviet Markets

Over the past century, Russian architectural traditions have subsumed each other like matryoshka dolls-the futuristic, Revolution-inspired ethos of Constructivism, the grim and grand monuments of Stalinism, the concrete blocks of Brutalism.

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AkiPress

17:13 Geology Agency suggests announcement of competitions for 6 mines

The State Agency for Geology and Mineral Resources submitted the suggestion to the government on announcement of competition for the following 6 mines, Tazabek was told in the Agency.

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AkiPress

14:23 Around 1,400 km of total 2,700 km of international transport...

Around 1,400 km of total 2,700 km of international transport corridors were rehabilitated, according to the medium-term budget forecast for 2015-2017 prepared by the Ministry of Finance.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

AkiPress

Otorbayev visits Toktogul hydropower plant

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev on July 18 visited the Toktogul hydropower plant to become familiarized with the progress of rehabilitation.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

AkiPress

15:05 Mi-8 helicopter crashes due to strong gust of wind

The helicopter crashed due to a strong gust of wind during take off in the mountains of Issyk-Kul region , the press service of the General Staff of Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan said... You are trying to access paid-for content on our website.

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16:27 Ministry of Emergency Situations denies crash of helicopter in Issyk-Kul region mountains

The department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Issyk-Kul region said the helicopter did not crash in the mountains of Issyk-Kul region... You are trying to access paid-for content on our website.

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