Daily Memo: Kyrgyzstan’s President Resigns, Kim’s Apology Tour Continues

Moscow is withholding aid from the Kyrgyz government until the situation stabilizes.

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Kyrgyz president resigns. With protests over the results of Oct. 4 parliamentary elections showing no sign of stopping, Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov announced his decision to resign. The new prime minister, Sadyr Zhaparov, had repeatedly demanded Jeenbekov’s resignation. Russia, the major player in the region, said it would not provide financial support to the Kyrgyz […]

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