Photo Gallery: Kyrgyzstan on The Brink
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Photo Gallery: Kyrgyzstan on The Brink

'A Completely Lawless Place' Kyrgyzstan Has Become an Ungovernable Country

In the wake of ethnic violence in June that killed almost 2,000 people, Kyrgyzstan has been plagued by violence and lawlessness. Now the country is to become the first parliamentary republic in Central Asia. But is it ready for democracy?
Von Erich Follath und Christian Neef
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan