Russia and Kyrgyzstan: New Stage in Relations


On 28 March 2019, Russian President Vladimir Putin paid an official visit to Kyrgyzstan. His Kyrgyz counterpart, President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, called the trip historical. Media outlets have primarily focused on agreements, reached via negotiations between the two leaders, on the expansion of the territory…

World Nomad Games: Originality and Integration of Folk Cultures


In early September 2018, Kyrgyzstan hosted the Third World Nomad Games. This is a unique international cultural and sports event that becomes increasingly popular every year and draws guests from around the world. The idea to hold…

Kyrgyzstan’s Role in the Central Asian Geopolitical Chess Game


Most Westerners would have a hard time locating Kyrgyzstan on the world map, in spite of the role it plays upon the geopolitical chessboard. However, this country has been actively exploited recently by various forces in a bid to…

To Whom is Kyrgyzstan Grateful for its Independence?


On August 31, 2015 Kyrgyzstan celebrated the 24th anniversary of its Independence. On Ala-Too Square – the central square of Bishkek, the capital, – the Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambayev delivered a speech in which he noted the main achievements…

Kyrgyzstan has Officially Joined the EAEC


Recently Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have opened the customs border which marked Kyrgyzstan’s acquiring of the status of a full member of the Eurasian Economic Community (EAEC). Since out of all the countries…

Kyrgyzstan and the Chinese “New Silk Road”


Very recently, in July 2015, the Kyrgyz government denounced the framework agreement on cooperation with the United States, and exactly one year ago, in July 2014, soldiers of the US Army left the Manas military airbase forever. The country changed its orientation…

US Ambassadors and Kyrgyzstan: A List of Failures

As reported by the New York Times, despite all the statements that US President Barack Obama had previously made, he…

The USA looking to come back to Kyrgyzstan

The treaty on the accession of Kyrgyzstan to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was signed at the end of December…

The American Presence in Kyrgyzstan

At the beginning of June in Kyrgyzstan there was an official ceremony to mark the closing of the American military…

West tests the ties between Russia and Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan has successfully lived through the spring, which promised to be very heated. Actively supported and directed by the west,…

Gazprom grows with acquisition of KyrgyzGaz

It took three years of negotiations and one dollar for Kyrgyzstan and Russia to finalise the sale of Kyrgyz gas…

Saudi Arabia – USA – Kyrgyzstan and Wahhabism

International terrorism and extremism are exported particularly actively in this era of globalization. Almost all countries, where there is a…

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