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Second Kyrgyz Republic Demographic and Health Survey Shows Major Improvements in Child Survival

The Chairman of the National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic and Minister of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic released the results for the 2012 Kyrgyz Republic Demographic and Health Survey (KgDHS). Demographic and Health Surveys are known as the gold standard in measuring national health, population, and nutrition status. At the launch of the ...
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Embassy Celebrates Martin Luther King Day at American Corners around the Country

Ambassador Spratlen spoke at the headline event in Bishkek, and presented prizes to the winners of the joint PAS/Radio Azattyk essay and speech contest commemorating the 50th anniversary of the “I Have a Dream” speech. The winner of the speech contest in English, Nikita Menshov, delivered an excerpt of Dr. King’s speech, which brought the ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Attacks on Defense Attorneys

The U.S. Embassy remains deeply concerned about continued reports of courtroom disruptions and attacks on defense attorneys and defendants during trials related to the June 2010 violence in the Kyrgyz Republic. The most recent attack on lawyer Dinara Medetova occurred on January 9, 2014 in Bishkek.  Such disruptions erode public confidence in the judicial system ...
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