The Slavic Connexion

Kyrgyzstan's Uphill Battle for Democracy with Nazgul Kulova

October 17th, 2020  •  41 mins 27 secs  •  Download (47.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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On this episode, we discuss the ongoing political crisis in Kyrgyzstan that resulted from the disputed October 4th elections with Nazgul Kulova, a resident of Bishkek (the capital of Kyrgyzstan) and a policy analyst in the mining sector. As a former government official at the State Agency for Mineral Resources, she has worked with various international organizations and is thus a valuable inside resource. We hope you enjoy!

Matt and Nazgul discussed Kyrgyzstan's tumultuous political history, the motivations for constant upheaval, and the consequences of the latest political crisis gripping the country.