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Opposition Takes Over in Kyrgyzstan

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Opposition Takes Over in Kyrgyzstan

Opposition Takes Over in Kyrgyzstan

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Kyrgyz opposition protesters walk with flag past a burning car outside the government building in central Bishkek, March 24, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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The oposition seizes control of the government of Kyrgyzstan, a former Soviet republic in Central Asia. President Askar Akayev has not been seen in public and is believed to be outside the country. Robert Siegel talks with Moscow Times correspondent Greg Walters.

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