Kyrgyz incident may repeat in other ex-Soviet states: Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
on Friday cautioned the possibility of repeat of Kyrgyz incident
in other ex-Soviet states if their rulers lose connection with
their people, even as the new interim government of Kyrgyztan
was asked to avoid the "faults" of their predecessors.

Kyrgyz President formally resigns after turmoil

Deposed President Kurmanbek Bakiyev formally resigned in a hand-written letter faxed to Kyrgyzstan`s new leaders, officials said on Friday, allaying fears of civil war in the strategic Central Asian country.

Kyrgyz leader says Bakiyev must stand trial

Kyrgyz interim government leader Roza Otunbayeva pledged on Friday to hold an independent investigation into the April 07 shootings and said the country`s deposed president must stand trial over the events.

Ousted Kyrgyz leader`s defence minister arrested: Report

Kyrgyzstan`s former defence minister, a key ally of the country`s ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev, was arrested today by the new interim government, Kyrgyz media reported.

Kyrgyzstan uprising - A victory for Russia?

A bloody uprising in the Central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan has altered the geopolitical calculations of the region once again.

Kyrgyzstan buries uprising victims as nation mourns

Kyrgyzstan held funerals on Saturday for 16 victims of bloody riots this week that saw the opposition seize control of the Central Asian nation and toppled President Kurmanbek Bakiyev flee south.

US troop flights at Kyrgyz base suspended: Military

The US military has suspended troop flights out of its base in Kyrgyzstan and will instead transport forces to and from Afghanistan via Kuwait, military officials have said.

US vows to restore democracy in Kyrgyzstan

With the Manas base, critical for its Afghan operations, at stake, the US has said it is closely monitoring the situation in Kyrgyzstan, where the opposition has formed an alternative government.

Russia denies hand behind Kyrgyz uprising, offers aid

The Russian Foreign Ministry has rejected the claims of Moscow’s involvement in the ongoing upheaval in Kyrgyzstan as “crass” and “groundless”.

Kyrgyz uprising may spell trouble for US

The American military supply line into nearby Afghanistan via Kyrgyzstan could be threatened after bloody protests erupted in capital Bishkek and other parts of the country, forcing the President of that country to flee.