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Kyrgyzstan

09.12.2015

There are direct signs that Kyrgyzstan is gradually becoming a hopeless country. The first sign is that the executive and legislative branches of power are formed from oligarchs, businessmen and people subject to criminal liability. The second sign is that people are more and more encompassed by pessimism, losing faith in the possibility of changing the situation in social life for the better. Thus, Kyrgyzstan is turning into a country that has lost the ability for proactive development, and, unlike in Soviet time, cannot make a contribution to world culture, science and technology.

09.12.2015

On December 5, with reference to the information policy department of the Presidential Administration, the news agency Kabar reported that President Atambaev received Director of the State Commission for Religious Affairs O. Moldaliev who informed the head of state about the religious situation in the country and the ongoing efforts to further improve the efficiency of the state policy in the religious sphere.

23.11.2015

One year ago, on the 17th of November 2014, President Atambaev signed a decree “On the Concept of the state policy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the religious sphere for the period 2014-2020.” The adoption of this concept was preceded by a standard work of experts, representatives of NGOs and specialists from the law enforcement agencies. On November 3, 2014, the draft document was discussed at the meeting of the Defense Council of the Kyrgyz Republic, where it was eventually approved.

04.11.2015

As soon as emotions and anxious or joyful expectations connected with the election of the new Kyrgyz parliament deputies settled down, the whole country was shocked when nine dangerous criminals escaped from prison No. 50 near Bishkek, seven of them being sentenced to life imprisonment. Not so much the escape caused the shock, as the brutal murder of three employees of the detention facility, who were guarding the criminals. And a few days later, the fourth warden died, whom the fugitives had inflicted injuries incompatible with life.

01.11.2015

On October 15, 2015, the fifth convocation of the Kyrgyz parliament came to an end. Formed on the basis of party lists on 10 October, 2010, it included representatives of five parties. The mandates were proportioned as follows: Ata-Jurt – 28, the Social Democratic Party – 26, Ar-Namys – 25, the Republic – 23, and Ata Meken – 18.

 

01.11.2015

The Taliban has already provided the United States with timely and accurate services a few times – in the struggle against the Soviet Union and after the NATO intervention in Afghanistan. It is a story of complicated, but so much mutually beneficial relationship between a democratic parent and a Sharia offspring, which will undoubtedly be cautionary for future generations.

31.10.2015

The KR National Statistics Committee data on the republic's economy, which is assessed by senior officials as the “Kyrgyz economic miracle – the leap,” convinces that we have no state, as the heads of departments are not responsible for the false information they provide, and the government does not bear responsibility for frankly cheating the population. Serious economists call such officials' economy assessment the “Kyrgyz economic miracle insanity”, knowing that there is no rapid economic growth in the country, but a rapid fall.

29.10.2015

Kyrgyzstan faces a sad tendency: the ideas of radical Islam are spreading, religious extremist organizations are stirring up, citizens leave the republic to fight in Syria as part of the Islamic State. As the result, the religious situation in the country is growing complicated, and there is a clear need to develop a state program on information and ideological counteractions against the modern radical Islam.

 

22.10.2015

On October 4, 2015, the Kyrgyz Republic held the regular elections of deputies to the legislative body of the country, Jogorku Kengesh (the Supreme Council). The preliminary data published by the Central Election Commission shows that 1.555 million people cast their ballots, which comprises 59.7 percent of all registered voters. Fourteen political parties entered the elections; six of them managed to tide over the seven-percent threshold.

22.10.2015

1991 designated a new leaf in the modern times history of sovereign and independent Kyrgyzstan, as the country began gaining a foothold in the world arena as a rightful independent player. In the early 1990s, the state faced the following top-priority tasks:

 

- forced liberation from the Soviet system atavism: centrally-controlled economy and the Communist Party monopoly;

- reorientation of domestic and foreign policy to the values of liberal democracy – the only possible alternative the country's leadership could see.