Photo Gallery: Kyrgyzstan on the Edge
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Photo Gallery: Kyrgyzstan on the Edge

Kyrgyzstan Falls Apart Can Democracy Work in Central Asia?

Kyrgyzstan was once seen as a model of democracy in Central Asia. Now it appears to have become ungovernable, with tens of thousands of residents fleeing the country after deadly ethnic clashes. Is this the end of democracy in the region?
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan