Kyrgyzstan (/kɜːrɡɪˈstɑːn/ kur-gi-STAHN; Kyrgyz: Кыргызс... -

Kyrgyzstan (/kɜːrɡɪˈstɑːn/ kur-gi-STAHN; Kyrgyz: Кыргызс...

wikipedia - 18 Oct 2017
Kyrgyzstan (/kɜːrɡɪˈstɑːn/ kur-gi-STAHN; Kyrgyz: Кыргызстан Kırgızstan (IPA: [qɯrʁɯsˈstɑn]); Russian: Киргизия), officially the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyz: Кыргыз Республикасы Kırgız Respublikası; Russian: Кыргызская Республика Kyrgyzskaya Respublika), formerly known as Kirghizia, is a country in Central Asia. Landlocked and mountainous, Kyrgyzstan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west and southwest, Tajikistan to the southwest and China to the east. It

Kyrgyzstan Follows Neighbors' Example, Creates 'Tourist Police'

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 16 Aug 2018
BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan says it will set up a special police force to provide security for tourists who visit the Central Asian nation. The move follows examples set by neighboring Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Zamirbek Soltongeldiev, an official in ...

Korea Beats Kyrgyzstan to Advance to Round of 16 at Asian Games

The Chosun Ilbo - 21 Aug 2018
Korea beat Kyrgyzstan in the final group-stage match at the Asian Games in Indonesia on Monday. But the 1-0 victory was only secured after a struggle against the world's No. 92 country, raising doubts over Korea's prospects of going further in the ...

Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan to open new flights

AzerNews - 20 Aug 2018
By Kamila Aliyeva. Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan have increased the number of flights to four per week, the press service of Uzbekistan Airways said on August 20. A corresponding agreement was reached following the talks between representatives of ...

Sex webcam scene thriving in Kyrgyzstan

EurasiaNet - 16 Aug 2018
Police in Kyrgyzstan say they are powerless to stop the growth of a lucrative local online sex chatroom industry that has got moralizing vigilante groups hot under the collar. Speaking at a recent roundtable in Bishkek, police representative Azamat ...

Summer in Kyrgyzstan

Washington and Lee University News Office - 17 Aug 2018
I am researching cattle, beef and dairy production in Kyrgyzstan and the role it plays in the heavily agriculture-based Kyrgyz economy. In addition to information taken from news articles and government and academic resources, I have been speaking with ...

Malaysia U-23 Ratings: vs Kyrgyzstan U-23 - 15 Aug 2018
Datuk Ong Kim Swee's Young Tigers laboured to a 3-1 win over Kyrgyzstan U-23 in their Group E men's football event match at the 2018 Asian Games, but a number players gave a good account of themselves in the match.

Min Kush

Atlas Obscura - 16 Aug 2018
Min Kush, which means “a thousand birds” in Kyrgyz, was formally established in 1955 as an industrial town built around a uranium mine. At its peak, the population reached around 20,000. After the fall of the Soviet Union and closure of the mine, it ...

Jay P. takes on 1000 mile race in Kyrgyzstan

Teton Valley News - 16 Aug 2018
Never content to just set new records in races he's already participated in, local endurance cyclist Jay Petervary left the country on Tuesday to take part in a new and ambitious race in Kyrgyzstan. The Silk Road Mountain Race is an unsupported 1,000 ...

Unpacking debt in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

EurasiaNet - 01 Aug 2018
To maintain their current growth momentum, the five post-Soviet Central Asian republics must invest almost 8 percent of GDP – or $38 billion per year in total – in infrastructure and climate-change mitigation efforts, according to the Asian Development ...

Kyrgyzstan spends $3.5M to modernize safflower processing plant

AzerNews - 15 Aug 2018
By Trend. President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov visited today the "Atalyk-Ozgon" enterprise, a branch of the "Eldan Atalyk" agro-industrial complex in Uzgen district of Osh region in the framework of a two-day working trip to Osh and Jalal-Abad ...

Kyrgyzstan: Death at Swift Horse Lake

EurasiaNet - 31 Jul 2018
For the past few years, an annual horse and yak games contest near a basecamp for Kyrgyzstan's Peak Lenin has helped popularize the location as a tourist destination. The site abuts a crystalline lake called Tulpar Kol, or Lake of the Swift Horse, a ...

Aalam Ordo

Atlas Obscura - 11 Aug 2018
The hope was that this would foster and develop a new generation whose ideas could reach faraway countries and bring a Nobel Prize to Kyrgyzstan. Unfortunately, Aalam Ordo never became the renowned cultural center it was intended to become. In 2010 ...

Kyrgyzstan frets over terror plots

EurasiaNet - 25 Jul 2018
Although there is a firm consensus that hundreds of Kyrgyz citizens have indeed left the country to join the ranks of militant groups in Syria, assessing the credibility of specific terrorism alerts in Kyrgyzstan is always problematic. Details about ...

Estonian experts helping to create technoparks in Kyrgyzstan

AzerNews - 17 Aug 2018
By Trend. Six million soms of Kyrgyz budgetary funds are provided annually for technology parks on the basis of three Kyrgyz universities, Oskonbai Kozubayev, head of the Innovation and Strategic Development Department of the State Service for ...

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