Kyrgyzstan After Akayev
Against The Current vol. 118

Weissman, Susan
http://www.solidarity-us.org/node/242

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/09/2005
Year Published:  2005  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13176

Kyrgyzstan’s March 2005 “Tulip Revolution,” if something less than really a revolution, resulted in its president, Askar Akayev, fleeing the country. Once hailed as the most democratic leader in the region, Akayev was overthrown by spontaneous demonstrations of a population angered by corruption, nepotism, economic despair and demoralization.

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