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This does not look like Ukraine.
This looks like a coup, from the news reports that i have read, while they were some fraud, the opposition were never ever going to win the election.
Anti-government protesters have overrun the presidential palace, the White House, in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek.
Hundreds flooded into the compound as police opposition melted away, waving a flag from a second floor window and scattering documents, reporters said.
Earlier opposition protesters - who are demanding that President Askar Akayev step down - fought running battles with pro-government forces.
Protesters also took over state TV and announced the government had fallen.
Until now the channel has not covered the growing protests on the news, showing nature programmes instead.
But unidentified people appeared on Kyrgyz TV for a special news bulletin at 1700 (1200 GMT) announcing that power had passed to the opposition and government leaders had gone
Protesters have taken government office in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek
Originally posted by Gazrok
How many nukes there?
Kyrgyz President Askar Akayev has left the country with his family toward neighbouring Kazakhstan, Interfax reported today citing unnamed sources.
The whereabouts of 60-year-old Akayev had been unknown since thousands of opposition supporters armed with rocks and clubs took over Kyrgyzstan's main seat of power.
Originally posted by infinite
not sure, but i heard they have a nice oil source there.
What China needs to do now is to build a bridge to link these resources. The key rationale behind this is a regional energy linkage, which constitutes a new visionary way of handling input into China.
China cannot ignore the new "Great Game" played in Central Asia and the Caucasus region. All the major powers involved so far have their varying motivations and advantages to reap from their influence on the landlocked region. China, advantageously positioned on the border of Central Asia, sees an opportunity to broaden its geo-economic role in the region and beyond, so as to become a more important geopolitical force.At the turn of the century, China will give higher priority to market penetration and aggressive diplomacy. Further alliances and geopolitical goals in Central Asia, the Middle East and Russia will be explored. However, the benefits to China will depend on the effective management of uncertainties and the status of its geopolitical strength.
Originally posted by worldwatcher
this event or chain of events began since last week
Protests in Kyrgzstan After Elections; Governors Held Hostage
Kazakhstan - Inherited 1,400 nuclear weapons from Soviet Union, returned them all to Russia by 1995. Signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. 
Kyrgzstan's opposition seized the main government building in the capital today and said it was ready to take control of the Central Asian country after days of violent protest.
Impoverished Kyrgyzstan looks set to become the third ex-Soviet state in two years to see its entrenched leadership fall to popular protests after disputed elections, following Ukraine and Georgia.
The country of 5 million borders China and lies in an energy-rich region where Washington and Moscow vie for influence. Both powers have military bases outside the capital.
Originally posted by Vajrayana
And here is a previous, relevant thread John bull 1 had brought up.
Currently watching the events as they unfold, will comment later when more variables are known.
Who is Organising these Spontaneous Popular Uprisings ?