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KYRGYZSTAN : No obstacles to russian press in Kyrgyzstan – Premier

Kyrgyz Prime Minister Felix Kulov says that there are no obstacles to the Russian-language press in Kyrgyzstan. “There are no obstacles to the Russian presence in our information space, the activity of Russian-language mass media or the information needs of Russian-speakers in Kyrgyzstan,” Kulov said in an address to an …

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KAZAKHSTAN : Kazakh pro-opposition newspaper accused of violatin law

The Kazakh Prosecutor General’s Office has accused the administration of the Respublika pro-opposition newspaper of repeatedly violating registration regulations. The registration requirements were violated “by the aforementioned editorial office this year when it published a number of newspapers: Set.Kz, Respublika, Delovoye Obozreniye, Pyatoye Izmereniye and Assandi- times,” the Prosecutor General’s …

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KAZAKHSTAN : Kazakh opposition suspects arson attack on office

KAZAKH OPPOSITION SUSPECTS ARSON ATTACK ON OFFICE A fire broke out in a room of presidential candidate and leader of the bloc For Fair Kazakhstan Zharmakhan Tuyakbai’s Kustanai regional campaign headquarters, the Kazakh opposition said. “The fire broke out on the second floor early on Sunday morning and was quickly …

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KAZAKHSTAN : Ak Zhol applies for registration of presidential candidate

The Kazakh opposition party Ak Zhol has applied to register Alikhan Baimenov as its presidential candidate. The party submitted an extract from the protocol of its special congress, which nominated Ak Zhol leader Baimenov as the party’s presidential candidate, to the Kazakh Central Elections Commission along with a written statement …

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GEORGIA : Georgia to set up coordinating body for S. Ossetia conflict

Georgia’s leadership plans to set up a Coordinating Negotiation Group for the country’s conflict with its breakaway South Ossetia region, a body that will conduct hourly monitoring of the situation in the area, President Mikheil Saakashvili said on Friday. The group will include State Separatist Conflicts Minister Giorgi Khaindrava, Interior …

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BELARUS : Belarussian opposition will push for democratic reform

Belarussian opposition forces are determined to push for democratic changes in the country, Belarussian Popular Front Chairman Vintsuk Vyachorka said at a seminar in Vilnius. “There is no need to talk about the colors of a revolution. We know that it will be Belarussian,” Vyachorka said. “We understand that we …

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AZERBAIJAN : Talks on proposed opposition marches to be held in Baku

Azerbaijan’s authorities and opposition agreed at their negotiations in Baku on Sunday hold a meeting next week to discuss which parts of the city may play host to proposed opposition marches. “A meeting will be held at the City Hall no later than Tuesday. A representative of the presidential administration …

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