Kyrgyzstan

Row over Nazarbayev's “meddling” in Kyrgyz election worsens

bne IntelliNews September 21, 2017

Angry statement from Kyrgyzstan's foreign ministry accuses Kazakh president on interfering in country's internal affairs.

Kyrgyz opposition coalition falls apart ahead of October 15 election

Kanat Shaku in Almaty September 15, 2017

Alliance of three parties fails to unite around a single candidate amid rows, possibly leaving the way clear for Sooranbai Jeenbekov, endorsed by sitting President Almazbek Atambayev as his pick.

Centerra shares spike after proposed settlement reached on Kumtor gold mine

bne IntelliNews September 7, 2017

Kyrgyzstan has been locked in a dispute since 2016 over profit-sharing at Kumtor, the biggest employer and taxpayer in the Central Asian country, contributing 10% of its GDP

“Historic” Uzbek-Kyrgyz summit sees breakthroughs on borders, hydropower

bne IntelliNews September 6, 2017

Reset of relations with neighbours under new Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev powers ahead at meeting with Kyrgyzstan’s Almazbek Atambayev.

Kyrgyz president vows to punish anyone trying to thwart ally's election succession

Kanat Shaku in Almaty August 31, 2017

Almazbek Atambayev’s strongly worded warning raised renewed fears he is planning to effectively stay in power, at least behind the scenes.

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