- official name of Kirghizia.
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There are even worse ones, though less reported, from places like Cameroon, Kyrgyzstan, and Egypt.It Gets Better—but Mostly if You Live in a Rich, Democratic Country
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And, as in countless other countries (Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria), LGBT people are a convenient scapegoat.Egypt’s LGBTs Fight Grindr Crackdown
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Once, in 2013, Kyrgyzstan halted water for its reservoirs, and at least 11 regions of Uzbekistan suffered shortages.The Aral Sea's Disappearing Act
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But the same meme has appeared in such far-flung places as Brunei, Kyrgyzstan (there it is again), Tanzania, and Jamaica.Americans Celebrating Our LGBT Victories Need To Be More Cognizant That Elsewhere, Repression Is Winning
May 17, 2014
They are important in a way that a Kyrgyzstan or a Turkmenistan simply is not.What Bret Stephens Said At Yeshiva University
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Kirghizstan or Kirgizstan
- a republic in central Asia: came under Russian rule in the 19th century, became a Soviet republic in 1936 and gained independence in 1991; it has deposits of minerals, oil, and gas. Official languages: Kyrgyz and Russian. Religion: nonreligious, Muslim. Currency: som. Capital: Bishkek. Pop: 5 548 042 (2013 est). Area: 198 500 sq km (76 460 sq miles)
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This former member of the Soviet Union declared its independence in 1991.
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