Kyrgyzstan Struggles Toward Political Change

Relative quiet returns to Kyrgyzstan after two days of looting that followed the overthrow of President Askar Akayev. Looters took to the streets of the Central Asian nation after Akayev left the country. Interim leaders are pointing toward elections in June.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.