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Kyrgyzstan ethnic cleansing 1 year later

Kyrgyzstan: Lessons for the Arab Spring?

It has been one year since bloody ethnic clashes in the Kyrgyz city of Osh shattered the optimism that followed the revolution deposing authoritarian dictator Kurmanbek Bakiyev...longstanding tensions between Kyrgyz ...

Kyrgyzstan Riots 2010
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Volatility in Kyrgyzstan Threatens Key US Afghan War Staging Base

In the past 6 months, Kyrgyzstan has seen one president toppled by a street mob, thousands of people killed in ethnic pogroms, and rebellions by two regional politicians. ...

UN Rushes Aid to Victims of Ethnic Violence in Kyrgyzstan
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UN Rushes Aid to Victims of Ethnic Violence in Kyrgyzstan

First international aid reaches Kyrgyzstan victims of conflict. ...

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Ethnic Violence Strikes Kyrgyzstan

In June of 2010, attacks, fueled by ethnic tensions between minority Uzbeks and Kyrgyz nationals, erupted taking the lives of 2000 Uzbeks and displacing 80,000. ...

Ethnic Violence in Kyrgyzstan
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Ethnic Violence in Kyrgyzstan

For four days in June 2010, violence engulfed southern Kyrgyzstan, as ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks clashed, leaving more than 2,000 people dead, thousands more homeless, and entire Uzbek neighborhoods burned to the groun ...

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