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Kyrgyzstan Election

Opponents Cry Foul After Candidate Claims Victory In Kyrgyzstan Election

AP | PETER LEONARD and LEILA SARALAYEVA | Posted 12.31.2011 | World

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Kyrgyzstan presidential election winner Almazbek Atambayev's moment of glory was soured Monday by a stinging assessment fr...

Kyrgyzstan Presidential Election Pits Front Runner Against 2 Popular Nationalist Candidates

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 12.30.2011 | World

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — The front-runner in Kyrgyzstan's presidential election looked set for an unexpectedly crushing victory early Monday, promp...

Kurman Bakiyev: Ousted Kyrgyzstan Leader Says He Is Still President

AP | YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MINSK, Belarus — The ousted leader of Kyrgyzstan said Wednesday from exile in Belarus that he is still president, desperately clinging onto powe...

Bakiyev, Kyrgyzstan's Deposed President, Flies To Kazakhstan

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSH, Kyrgyzstan — The deposed president of Kyrgyzstan left the country Thursday for neighboring Kazakhstan, allaying fears of a civil war in the...

Kyrgyzstan Election Marred By Ballot Box-Stuffing, Counting Irregularities: Monitoring Group

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Kyrgyzstan's presidential election, which the incumbent won by a landslide, was marred by ballot-box stuffing and widespre...

Almazbek Atambayev, Kyrgyzstan Opposition Candidate, Withdraws, Claims Fraud

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Election officials in Kyrgyzstan said early Friday that partial results from the presidential election give incumbent Kurm...