Confusion, Political Crisis Deepen in Kyrgyzstan

Protesters rally outside the parliament building in the capital of Bishkek

Protesters rally outside the parliament building in the capital of Bishkek on March 28. Reuters hide caption

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Opposition leaders struggle to establish a legitimate government and restore order to the country after violent protests toppled President Askar Akayev last week. Two competing parliaments vie for control after the ouster. The speed of the overthrow caught even opposition leaders off guard.

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