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Olga Dzyubenko

Central Asia struggles with resurgent coronavirus after reopening

Jul 08 2020

BISHKEK A man in his 60s, distraught and tearful, cries "I don't know what to do now" as medical staff in protective gear carry the body of his dead wife out of a former bakery converted into a makeshift clinic in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan.

Ex-president of Kyrgyzstan surrenders a day after violent botched raid

Aug 08 2019

BISHKEK Kyrgyzstan's former President Almazbek Atambayev surrendered to security forces at his compound outside the capital Bishkek on Thursday, a day after a commando was killed in a failed attempt to arrest him that led to violent clashes with his followers.

Kyrgyzstan's wanted ex-leader evades arrest

Aug 07 2019

BISHKEK Kyrgyz elite security forces attempted to arrest former president Almazbek Atambayev at his house on Wednesday, but his supporters kept them at bay and killed at least one operative, local media and authorities reported.

Three people hurt in Moscow taxi incident to be discharged from hospital: RIA

Jun 17 2018

MURAS-ORDO/MOSCOW Three people injured when a taxi drove into pedestrians in central Moscow on Saturday will be released from hospital in coming days, state news agency RIA cited a city health official as saying.

Diplomatic row in Central Asia hurting Russia and Europe

Nov 03 2017

KANT, Kyrgyzstan An escalating diplomatic and trade dispute between Kazakhstan and its smaller central Asian neighbour Kyrgyzstan is hurting companies as far away as London, and pressure is growing on Russia to step in and reconcile its allies.

Diplomatic row in Central Asia hurting Russia and Europe

Nov 03 2017

KANT, Kyrgyzstan, Nov 3 An escalating diplomatic and trade dispute between Kazakhstan and its smaller central Asian neighbour Kyrgyzstan is hurting companies as far away as London, and pressure is growing on Russia to step in and reconcile its allies.

Outgoing leader's protege set to win Kyrgyz presidential election

Oct 15 2017

BISHKEK A protege of outgoing pro-Russian leader Almazbek Atambayev looked set for a surprise outright victory in Kyrgyzstan's presidential election on Sunday, despite polls having predicted a close runoff between him and an opposition leader. | Video

Anschlag in St. Petersburg offenbar von Islamist verübt

Apr 04 2017

Bischkek/St. Petersburg Für den Bombenanschlag auf die St. Petersburger U-Bahn ist Ermittlern zufolge vermutlich ein Russe kirgisischer Herkunft verantwortlich.

St Petersburg metro blast suspect likely born in central Asia

Apr 04 2017

BISHKEK/ST. PETERSBURG, Russia A blast in a St Petersburg train carriage on Monday that killed 11 people and wounded 45 was probably carried out by a Russian citizen born in Kyrgyzstan, authorities from the predominantly Muslim central Asian state said on Tuesday.

Turkish cargo jet crashes into Kyrgyz village, 37 killed

Jan 16 2017

BISHKEK A Turkish cargo jet smashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan on Monday as it tried to land at a nearby airport in dense fog, killing at least 37 people, Kyrgyz officials and the airline said. | Video

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