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54 min ago | AkiPress

15:10 Isfara-Vorukh road to have international status

The existing Isfara-Vorukh road will have an international status, as it runs through Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Abdyrakhman Mamataliyev told AKIpress on September 1. "We have prepared a draft of the intergovernmental agreement on status of border roads.

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10:33 OSCE exercise tests readiness of Peace Messengers across Kyrgyzstan's Jalal-Abad region

Ten teams of "Peace Messengers" from Kyrgyzstan's Jalal-Abad region took part in a simulation exercise on August 26 with the aim of testing their capabilities in crisis response and in acting jointly with public authorities on settling conflict and maintaining stability in their areas of responsibility.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

AkiPress

09:22 Kyrgyzstan celebrates Independence Day

The main ceremony was held at the Ala-Too Square of Bishkek with the participation of President Almazbek Atambayev, Speaker of the Parliament Asylbek Jeenbekov, Prime Minister Joomart Otorbayev, officials and parliamentarians, and thousands of citizens.

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Kyrgyz President Promises Gas Problems Coming To An End

Speaking on August 31, Kyrgyzstan's Independence Day, Atambaev said Russian company Gazprom would start selling gas to Kyrgyzstan on October 1 at a price of $165 per 1,000 cubic meters, far cheaper than the $224 per 1,000 cubic meters Kyrgyzstan has been paying its neighbors.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

State Department

South and Central Asia: Kyrgyz Republic's Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the Kyrgyz Republic on your Independence Day on August 31. The United States stands with the Kyrgyz Republic as you continue to build your democracy with a vision of political and economic opportunity for all.

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AkiPress

16:27 Bishkek police to bar drunk people from public places of Independence Day celebrations

People under the influence of alcohol will be denied access to public places of celebrations of the 23rd anniversary of the Independence of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek city police department said on August 29. The Bishkek police ask citizens to be vigilant and immediately report about any suspicious things to the nearest police officers.

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15:38 Russia highly values strategic partnership with Kyrgyzstan - " President Putin

"Russia highly values strategic partnership and alliance with Kyrgyzstan," Russian President Vladimir Putin said in his message addressed to President Almazbek Atambayev on occasion of the Independence Day marked on August 31 in Kyrgyzstan.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

AkiPress

08:59 Kyrgyz-Tajik border delimitation, demarcation to stabilize...

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev on August 28 met with Vice Prime Minister of Tajikistan Azim Ibrohim, reports the Kyrgyz government's press service.

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16:00 Teachers in Balykchy ready to go on strike demanding pay increase - MP

Teachers in Balykchy town demand at least two-fold pay increase, MP Kanybek Osmonaliyev said after his working trip to Issyk-Kul region.

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14:14 Villagers block Bishkek-Chaldovar road in protest against...

"We demand from a private mining company to remove its drilling equipment and diesel fuel from Chon Kaindy gorge, where exploration of mineral resources was planned," Abdykalykov stated.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AkiPress

17:12 Session of Parliament of Kyrgyzstan to open officially on September 1

The official opening of the session of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan of the fifth convocation will take place on September 1. The opening of the session will be held in line with the Part 1 of Article 77 of the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic and Part 1 of the Article 34 of the Procedural Rules of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstna, the Parliament's ... (more)

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16:03 Non-working day of September 1 moved to September 5 in Kyrgyzstan

The non-working day of September 1 has been moved to a working day of September 5. The respective order was signed by Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev.

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09:42 Plane en route from Issyk-Kul makes emergency landing at airport in Almaty

The Challenger 208 aircraft, en route from Issyk-Kul lake, had to make an emergency landing August 26 at the airport in Almaty, Kazakhstan, KTK Kazakh state TV channel said.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

AkiPress

10:27 Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan agree on simultaneous start of...

The governmental delegations of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan agreed to simultaneously start construction of the Kok-Tash-Ak-Sai-Tamdyk-Kishemish road bypassing the Tajik village of Tochikon, the revised fourth option of the Isfara-Vorukh road juncion , reports the Kyrgyz government's press service.

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09:09 Kyrgyz, German governments to continue joint support of ethnic Germans living in Kyrgyzstan

The Governments of Kyrgyzstan and Germany will continue cooperation in support of ethnic Germans living in Kyrgyzstan.

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16:47 Around 250,000 tourists visit Bosteri in Issyk-Kul region this summer

"After the end of Ramadan Month all resorts and vacations hotels were full. The private houses rented by tourists were full as well.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

EurasiaNet

Kyrgyzstan's Spooks Sue Journalist for Defamation

A lawsuit brought against an independent journalist by Kyrgyzstan's secret police suggests the country's democratic gains are backsliding, a prominent human rights group says.

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15:48 Working group of Kyrgyzstan, China Development Bank draft Issyk-Kul region development plan

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev on August 25 met with China Development Bank Vice Chairman and Executive Director Zheng Zhijie, reports the government's press service... You are trying to access paid-for content on our website.

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11:38 Economy Minister Sariyev tells local authorities to warn...

The situation in the country's energy sector is very complex, Minister of Economy Temir Sariyev said at the local government meeting in Naryn on August 23, reports Turmush.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

AkiPress

16:07 President and Education Minister discuss higher education...

President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev today met with Minister of Education and Science Kanat Sadykov to discuss reforms in the higher education system, the official media report.

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