Kurmanbek Bakiyev

Type: Person
Name: Kurmanbek Bakiyev (Kurmanbek Saliyevich Bakiyev)
Title: President ( until April 08 2010)
Organization: Kyrgyz Government
Date of Birth: 1949-08-01
Place of Birth: Masadan, Jalal-Abad Province in Kyrgyzstan
Nationality: Kyrgyzstan
Fact Sheet: Biography for Kurmanbek Bakiyev
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

April 7. Who will be whipping boy?

Today the sentencing on April events has began in the court. Justice will put an end to high-profile criminal case concerning the bloody events of four years ago.Since May 6, journalists and the public waited for verdict to the case of the participants ... [Published 24.kg - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Verdict Against Ousted Kyrgyz President Being Delivered

Kyrgyz court has begun announcing verdicts against 28 former Kyrgyz officials -- including fugitive former President Kurmanbek Bakiev and his close relatives -- for involvement in the killing of protesters during the uprising against his rule four years ... [Published Radio Free Europe - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

US power on the wane in Central Asia

There would seem, at first glance, little reason for any kind of geopolitical interest in Kyrgyzstan.A mountainous, landlocked country in central Asia, Kyrgyzstan largely lacks industry, natural resources, and energy reserves. But for years, the country ... [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Unity Is The Need Of The Hour In Kyrgyzstan – OpEd

ByRecently, Kyrgyzstan commemorated the fourth anniversary of the violence that shook its southern part back in 2010 . Back then, over 100,000 Uzbeks had to leave Kyrgyzstan and seek refuge in Uzbekistan in the aftermath of the riots.It all started as ... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Top 10: June, heat, no rest

In June the Kyrgyz authorities actively demonstrated impotence in dealing with serious problems in the republic. So, apart from vague promises about the absence of gas in the city of Osh for nearly three months, we heard nothing, and inhabitants of the ... [Published 24.kg - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Shell company barriers in place

The Government finally passed legislation cracking down on the misuse of anonymous shell companies this week, two years too late to prevent an East European dictator's son allegedly using the structures to run millions of dollars of insider trades with ... [Published The Press NZ - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Russia Holds Kyrgyzstan's Hydropower Dreams Hostage

Summer is supposed to be the one season when people in Kyrgyzstan can forget about electricity shortages. But this year, it seems, summer will bring no respite, as the government has announced it will import electricity from Tajikistan.A water shortage ... [Published 24.kg - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Kyrgyzstan happy to drop hot political potato

Next month the US lease on an air base in Kyrgyzstan will come to an end. Russia has pledged to give millions of dollars in credit and loans to the former Soviet republic, which may not be a coincidence.For more than a decade, Manas air base was really ... [Published 24.kg - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Kyrgyzstan drops hot potato

Next month the US lease on an air base in Kyrgyzstan will come to an end. Russia has pledged to give millions of dollars in credit and loans to the former Soviet republic, which may not be a coincidence.For more than a decade, Manas air base was really ... [Published BBC - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Maksim Bakiev's Business Partner Sentenced In New York

A former business partner of the son of ousted Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for fraud.Bloomberg reports that Eugene Gourevitch, aka Yevgeny Gurevich, was sentenced to 63 months in jail on June ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

In dread of Putin: Ukraine's ousted Yanukovych seeking asylum in Belarus?

Referring to an anonymous source Mustafa Nayyem, a renowned Ukrainian journalist, has gone into detail about Yanukovych Jr's telephone talk with Belarusian President Aliaksandr Lukashenka.'Viktor Yanukovych seems to have lost his faith in Putin. According ... [Published Belsat - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Four Years After Ethnic Violence, A Glimmer Of Hope In Kyrgyzstan

In keeping with my promise to make Qishloq Ovozi a forum to introduce younger scholars in the field to a wider audience, this article is by Matt Kupfer, a witness to the June 2010 violence in Osh, who offers a glimmer of hope for southern Kyrgyzstan four ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Jun 16 2014]

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April 7. Who will be whipping boy? [Published 24.kg - 22 hours ago]
Verdict Against Ousted Kyrgyz President Being D... [Published Radio Free Europe - 22 hours ago]
US power on the wane in Central Asia [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 17 2014]
Unity Is The Need Of The Hour In Kyrgyzstan – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 03 2014]
Top 10: June, heat, no rest [Published 24.kg - Jul 01 2014]
Shell company barriers in place [Published The Press NZ - Jun 28 2014]
As US Forces Leave Manas, The Great Game Stirs ... [Published Eurasia Review - Jun 28 2014]
Russia Holds Kyrgyzstan's Hydropower Dreams Hos... [Published 24.kg - Jun 25 2014]
Kyrgyzstan happy to drop hot political potato [Published 24.kg - Jun 23 2014]
Kyrgyzstan drops hot potato [Published BBC - Jun 19 2014]
Kyrgyzstan’s Famous Bazaar Facing Choice; Towar... [Published EurasiaNet - Jun 18 2014]
Maksim Bakiev's Business Partner Sentenced In N... [Published Radio Free Europe - Jun 17 2014]
Four Years After Ethnic Violence, A Glimmer Of ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Jun 16 2014]
In dread of Putin: Ukraine's ousted Yanukovych ... [Published Belsat - Jun 16 2014]
Does Kyrgyzstan Need A Putin? [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 30 2014]
Navalny Faces Second Trial in Week, Lukashenka ... [Published Transitions Online - Apr 23 2014]
Kyrgyzstan: The Next Ukraine? [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 04 2014]
Ukraine's acting president warns Russia not to ... [Published Turkish Press - Feb 27 2014]
Ukraine revolution: Where on Earth is Viktor Ya... [Published Telegraph - Feb 25 2014]
Ukraine crisis: whereabouts of Viktor Yanukovic... [Published Telegraph - Feb 23 2014]
‘Death lab’: How a revolution destroyed Canada’... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 12 2014]
Dictators and their uses [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Dec 30 2013]
Central Asia's Simmering Instability [Published National Interest - Aug 09 2012]
Biography for Roza Otunbayeva [Published Silobreaker - Apr 08 2010]
Biography for Kurmanbek Bakiyev [Published Silobreaker - Apr 08 2010]
Biography for Omurbek Tekebayev [Published Silobreaker - Apr 07 2010]
Kyrgyzstan growth will nearly halt in 2009 - IMF [Published Interactive Investor International - Jul 16 2009]
The Central Asia region experienced comparative... [Published OSIOC - Jan 11 2009]
China welcomes US offer to talk with Iran on nu... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 01 2006]
Biography for Kurmanbek Bakiyev [Published Able2Act - Apr 20 2006]
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Does Kyrgyzstan Need A Putin? [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 30 2014]
Kalnur Ormushev, political analyst. Photo taken from vb.kg Kyrgyzstan's president, Almaz Atambayev says his people “love” Vladimir Putin, a mountain in the Central Asian republic has been named after the Russian president and the national poet ...
Kyrgyzstan: The Next Ukraine? [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 04 2014]
Submitted by Baktybek Beshimov and Ryskeldi Satke via The Diplomat , Kyrgyzstan was once known for its Tulip Revolution , a name the followed the trend of color-coded revolutions in Georgia and Ukraine. The ouster of the corrupt regime of President ...
‘Death lab’: How a revolution destroyed Canada’... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 12 2014]
It had been four years in the planning, an ambitious foreign-policy project in a far-flung central Asian republic. Canada’s goal seemed laudable, to help safeguard the world from dangerous microbes like anthrax and plague that could be turned into biological ...
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