How local elections might affect parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan? Will the elections be postponed due to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic? On pro-government parties, the political landscape, and new technologies in the CABAR.asia podcast.
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This podcast issue is about the upcoming local and parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan. Also touched upon are the recent parliamentary elections in other countries of the region. The editors of CABAR.asia, Ermek Baisalov and Nargiza Muratalieva, are discussing with a political analyst from Kyrgyzstan, the author of the Context project, Azim Azimov.
Does the current government have satellite parties? What are the chances that the majority will have a pro-government party? What changes could be made to the election legislation in order to improve the quality of the deputies? Will coronavirus affect the election?
You will hear answers to these and other questions in the 5-Stan podcast from CABAR.asia (In Russian language):
This material has been prepared as part of the Giving Voice, Driving Change – from the Borderland to the Steppes Project project. The opinions expressed in the article do not reflect the position of the editorial board or donor.