Vladimir Pirogov

Kyrgyzstan on edge of chaos after opposition storms government buildings

Oct 06 2020

BISHKEK Opposition groups took control of most of Kyrgyzstan's government apparatus on Tuesday after storming buildings during post-election protests, but the president clung to power as unrest risked tipping the Central Asian state into chaos. | Video

Kyrgyz neighborhood razed by plane crash

Jan 16 2017

BISHKEK When Anarkan Kozhoyeva returned home on Monday morning, her house was the only one still standing on her street in Dachi Suu village, after all others were leveled by a jumbo jet which crashed and killed entire families in their sleep.

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N.Korea fires ballistic missile as military activity surges

SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile off its east coast on Tuesday, officials in South Korea and Japan said, as Seoul opens a major arms fair https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/nkorea-threatens-upstage-skorea-defence-expo-with-duelling-military-show-2021-10-14, spy chiefs meet to discuss the nuclear standoff, and South Korea prepares for a space launch. https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/spy-satellites-mobile-networks-skorea-hopes-new-rocket-gets-spac