Kyrgyzstan president calls snap elections

October 22, 2007

BISHKEK (AFP) – – Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev dissolved parliament on Monday and called snap elections after accusing the legislature of attempting a coup in the strategic Central Asian country….This was only the latest of many attempts by Bakiyev to bolster his control in the fractious ex-Soviet republic, which hosts both US and Russian military bases…Full Report