Uzbekistan: palace revolutions, mutinies or elections?
“There are three versions of succession of events: transfer of power by “palace games”; a mutiny of power-wielding authorities and coming to power someone on bayonets from military; and also elections within the law”.
This audio programme went out in Russian and Kyrgyz on national radio stations in Kyrgyzstan. It was produced under two IWPR projects, Investigative Journalism to Promote Democratic Reform, funded by the European Union; and Strengthening Capacities, Bridging Divides in Central Asia, funded by the Foreign Ministry of Norway. The contents of this article are the sole responsibility of IWPR and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the EU or the Norwegian government.