Daily Memo: Something Stirs in Kyrgyzstan

The Caucasus isn’t the only former Soviet sphere of influence under duress.

Meanwhile, in Kyrgyzstan … As violence continues in the Caucasus, another former Soviet satellite is starting to simmer. Protests broke out in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek on Oct. 5, a day after disputed legislative elections. Demonstrations quickly turned into riots as some 6,000 residents clashed with security forces. One person died and another 590 […]

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