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Story Publication logo May 10, 2010

Kyrgyzstan: After the Coup



In early April, a violent uprising forced Kyrgyzstan’s beleaguered president to flee the capital...


On April 7, some 85 people were killed during the storm of the presidential palace in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Many more got wounded. Later that month, the victims recuperated in Bishkek's hospitals, while the interim government tried to consolidate power. In the meantime, the ousted president lingered in his ancestral village in the South of the country.

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