Kyrgyzstan's proposed new constitution provokes widespread revulsion

Ayzirek Imanaliyeva for Eurasianet November 19, 2020

The document has been dubbed a "Khanstitution" for the powers it gives the president.

Kyrgyzstan's China debt: Between crowdfunding and austerity

Chris Rickleton for Eurasianet November 17, 2020

Beijing does not appear disposed to give too much leeway.

CFC joins RWC in assessing KAZ Minerals buyout offer as under-valuation

Kanat Shaku in Almaty November 12, 2020

Offer will prevent minority shareholders from realising full value of their investment in copper miner, CFC says. RWC has said it is “deeply underwhelmed” by the bid.

China business briefing: Not happy with Kyrgyzstan

Niva Yau for Eurasianet November 6, 2020

Beijing keeps its cool when admonishing wayward satrapies. It has perfected the cold shoulder.

Kyrgyzstan’s president Jeenbekov resigns as US embassy warns of organised crime swaying nation’s politics

Nizom Khodjayev in Nur-Sultan October 15, 2020

Incumbent had said he would stay on to stabilise country, but he suddenly quit after meeting Sadyr Japarov, a controversial ex-official sprung from prison by protesters and voted in as PM. Japarov also stands to become acting president.