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In November 2010 the Institute of Strategic Analysis and Prognosis KRSU carried out the research on a potential for a conflict in the south of Kyrgyzstan and the possible social, political and economic upheaval. The National Commission and a group of international experts to the OSCE are currently studying the causes of the June tragedy in Osh. On the New Year's Eve Tekebaev, the leader of the parliamentary party call «Ata Meken» expressed the intention to examine the underlying causes of the incident in southern Kyrgyzstan.


Since April 2010 this question worried politicians, social activists, politics experts, sociologists and the whole population of Kyrgyzstan. After the events of the tulip revolution everyone seemed to be tired of disputes and arguments. First of all those who were at power and those who were trying to get one took a timeout and catch a deep breath seeking for things in common.


Current political processes in Kyrgyzstan prove that political radicalism has always been their integral component that significantly influences the nature and dynamics of the social development. Radicalism displays itself on the level of social structure, elite and counter-elite, groups that are in power and in opposition, and determines the primary line of behavior of the political leaders and common people.


Practically in all the regions of Kyrgyzstan 17 May was marked with ceremonial and mourning procedures commemorating the heroes who had sacrificed their lives for the bright future of their country. On this 41st day after the events of 7 April a requiem meeting took place in Bishkek. Around 5 thousand people took part in the procedure. A. Atambaev, O. Tekebaev (members of the Interim Government), close relatives of the deceased and also Akyns and Manaschis had spoken in front of the public.


Deposition of Kyrgyzstani President Kurmanbek Bakiev at the beginning of April worried greatly the administration of Central Asia and made latent problems in adjacent countries very acute. This will take a long time to discuss whether the opposition was right leading the “revolutionary masses” onto the streets and whether the Government took a correct decision to open fire. But the problem is different — people died. Dozens of people. And in the friendly “family of nations” in the post-Soviet territory everyone is concerned with this. At least as it seems.


The world economy crisis actualized a number of problems many of which are not directly connected either with finance or with economy. Due to job cuts and a number of other factors people who used to work abroad (first of all in Russia) return home — to Kyrgyzstan, to Uzbekistan, to Tajikistan. Many of them try to turn a new leaf and start everything anew, but only few succeed. Many of them have left their children abroad. The problem of children who are born in a foreign country and are left by mothers, paid attention to not only by common people, but also by the government officials.


At the end of 2009 heated discussion started in the republican mass media. The national community was also involved in the active dispute on the issue. There were a number of emotional and argumentative PRO’s, as well as convincing and consistent CONTRA’s. The problem at issue was death penalty. In 2007 Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiev signed the law abolishing the death penalty. After that the disputes ceased for a while, but recently they started with renewed vigour.


China and Kyrgyzstan on Thursday agreed to push forward their relations to a higher level.

The message came out of an-hour-long talks between Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Kyrgyz Prime Minister Igor Chudinov, who was on a three-day visit to Beijing.
Wen gave a red-carpet welcome ceremony for Chudinov, who was the first Kyrgyz Prime Minister to visit China in the past 16 years.

Wen reviewed the sound development of China-Kyrgyzstan ties over the past years, citing deeper political trust, smooth cooperation and increasing trade volume.