What is Kyrgyzstan known for?

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: 2005 US 03 20 un.reform (CNN) (Reuters)Breaking&storyId 1007520&tw wn_wire_story (Wired) * Tulip Revolution: After taking Jalal-Abad (Jalal-Abad, Kyrgyzstan) in southern Kyrgyzstan one day earlier, opposition protesters against electoral fraud in the 2005 parliamentary elections (Kyrgyz parliamentary elections, 2005) take over


campaigns and riots preceding the election, there were cases of Denial-of-service attacks against the Kyrgyz ISPs. Website of Kyrgyz Central Election Commission hacked by Estonian hackers, Regnum, 14 December 2007 '''Aidyn Smagulov''' ( ; born December 1, 1976) is a Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan) and Kazakh (Kazakhs) judoka. Kazakhstan champion (1996), At the 2000 Summer Olympics he won the bronze

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the Babur (cruise missile), named in honour of him. During the 19th century, Britain and Russia (Russian Empire) vied to fill the power vacuums that had been left by the declining Ottoman (Ottoman Empire), Persian (Qajar dynasty) and Qing Chinese (Qing Dynasty) empires. This rivalry in Eurasia came to be known as the "Great Game (The Great Game)". Hopkirk (#refHopkirk1992), pp. 1–12. As far as Britain was concerned, defeats

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China Kyrgyzstan Russia Turkmenistan Uzbekistan '''Caspian Sea''' Asia Afghanistan China Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Asia Afghanistan Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Turkmenistan '''Arslanbob''' ( ; Uzbek (Uzbek language): '''Arstanbap''') is small town, sub district, valley, mountain range, and a large wild walnut (''Juglans regia'') forest in the Jalal-Abad Province

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-late Triassic period (230-225 million years ago). Fossils have been found from the Madygen Formation of Kyrgyzstan along with the unusual reptile ''Longisquama''. It was approximately eight inches (20 cm) long, with an extremely long tail, and weighed about 7.5 grams. It may have been closely related — or perhaps even ancestral — to pterosaurs, Peters, D., 2000. A Redescription of Four Prolacertiform Genera and Implications for Pterosaur Phylogenesis. - Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 106(3): 293-336 although this remains controversial. Unlike pterosaurs, its main flight membrane was stretched between long back legs rather than its very short front limbs. thumb left ''Sharovipteryx mirabilis''. (File:Sharovipteryx mirabilis jconway.png) '''''Longisquama''''' is an extinct genus of lizard-like reptile. There is only one species, ''Longisquama insignis'', known from a poorly preserved skeleton and several incomplete fossil impressions from the Middle (Middle Triassic) to Late Triassic Madygen Formation in Kyrgyzstan. It is known from a type fossil specimen; slab and counterslab (PIN 2548 4 and PIN 2584 5), and five referred specimens of possible integumentary appendages (PIN 2584 7 through 9). All specimens are in the collection of the Paleontological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Anti-Turkism does not only refer to intolerance against the Turks of Turkey, but also against the Turkic-speaking (Turkic states) post-Soviet states, including Azerbaijan, Commons:Category:Kyrgyzstan WikiPedia:Kyrgyzstan Dmoz:Regional Asia Kyrgyzstan

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of a work. Special case: '''Post(50):Published+50'''. This law of January 1998, last amended June 29 2001. * Latvia: '''Life+70'''. The law is non-retroactive, i.e., applies only to works whose copyright had not yet expired in 2003. Special case: '''Unpublished+25''' Law of March 6 2003; previous law was from 1993. ASIA: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia

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leading opposition party but was barred from the 2000 parliamentary elections. However, since the party was barred its members formed a bloc with the Democratic Movement of Kyrgyzstan. With Kulov serving time for criminal charges, the party's members worked over the next years to both clear his name and establish a broad opposition coalition. '''Anikay Air''' Company is a charter airline based in Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. The airline president, Alfiya Galiaskarova, plans

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* ''Komuz'', a three-stringed lute * ''Tush kyiz'', large, elaborately embroidered wall hangings * ''Shirdak'', flat cushions made in shadow-pairs * Other textiles, especially made from felt * Falconry Traditions In addition


'''Kyrgyzstan''' ( Landlocked and mountainous, Kyrgyzstan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tajikistan to the southwest and China to the east. Its capital (Capital city) and largest city (List of cities in Kyrgyzstan) is Bishkek.

Kyrgyzstan's history spans over 2,000 years and encompasses a wide variety of cultures and empires, including Persian, Mongol, Russian, and Soviet. Although geographically isolated by its highly mountainous terrain – which has allowed for the preservation of its ancient culture – Kyrgyzstan has historically been at the crossroads of several great civilizations, namely as part of the Silk Road and other commercial and cultural routes. Though long inhabited by a succession of independent tribes and clans, Kyrgyzstan has periodically come under foreign domination due to its strategic location, attaining sovereignty as a nation-state only after the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Since independence, Kyrgyzstan has officially been a unitary (Unitary state) parliamentary republic, although it continues to endure ethnic conflicts, Kyrgyzstan is a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Eurasian Economic Union, the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the Turkic Council, the TÜRKSOY community and the United Nations.

Ethnic Kyrgyz (Kyrgyz people) make up the majority of the country's 5.7 million people, followed by significant minorities of Uzbeks and Russians. The official language, Kyrgyz (Kyrgyz language), is closely related to the other Turkic languages, although Russian (Russian language) remains widely spoken, a legacy of Russification. The majority of the population (64 percent) are nondenominational Muslims. "Chapter 1: Religious Affiliation". The World's Muslims: Unity and Diversity. Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project. August 9, 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2013

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