Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Building Boom Sharpens Social Divisions Copyright show: No Glance at the parking lot outside parliament, at the fleet of Lexus SUVs kitted out with chrome, and you might think Bishkek is the capital of a wealthy country. A block down Chui Avenue, a shiny new Range Rover is parked on the sidewalk. Police drive their own BMWs. Look a little closer, though, and the real Kyrgyzstan comes into focus. read more
June 6, 2013 - EurasiaNet
Roza Otunbayeva in Toronto Sun We are keeping enough forces in Bishkek and are working to ensure that Bishkek stays under our control,said Otunbayeva, who has accused supporters of Bakiyev, now in exile in Belarus, of stoking ethnic conflict.
President Bush in CTV.ca In recent months, the world has marvelled at the hopeful changes taking place from Baghdad to Beirut to Bishkek,said Bush.