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2010-06-29 05:14:00

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, June 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the 10th of June, when significant acts of violence largely against Uzbeks in the Kyrgyz cities of Osh and Jalalabad began, Uzbekistan has opened its border to accept some 80,000 refugees - mostly women, children and the elderly - and provided significant support in terms of humanitarian aid. Uzbekistani NGOs and public organizations of Uzbekistan have been dispatching high volumes of humanitarian aid for refugees.

2010-05-26 05:59:00

AMSTERDAM and NEW YORK, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), a leading international provider of telecommunications services, today announces its pro forma operating and financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. This earnings release contains pro forma information* for VimpelCom and the financial and operating results of each of Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("OJSC VimpelCom") and Closed Joint Stock...

2010-04-28 20:09:00

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past week Mina Corp has been in close contact with the U.S. Government and the Interim Government of Kyrgyzstan to respond to media articles containing false and misleading information about the company's activities in Kyrgyzstan.

2010-04-15 22:15:00

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Mina Corp has contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense to supply fuel to the Manas Transit Center in Kyrgyzstan to provide vital support to the NATO mission in Afghanistan.

2009-06-22 08:00:00

DEVENTER, The Netherlands, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Tauw has been commissioned by the World Bank to be a consultant in how to approach old pesticides and organic contaminations that are difficult to decompose (POPs) in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

2009-05-07 13:46:53

Scientists are warning that the wild ancestors of common domestic fruit trees are in danger of becoming extinct.

2009-04-21 06:05:00

BAAR, Switzerland, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Manas Petroleum Corp.

2008-10-12 12:00:18

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 9 October Kyrgyzstan and Russia have been cooperating in all spheres for many years. However, they have just started developing cooperation in some spheres.

2008-10-12 03:00:17

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 8 October Russia is going to invest in large energy projects in Kyrgyzstan, Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko has said at the tenth session of the Kyrgyz-Russian inter-governmental commission.

2008-10-11 12:00:09

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 8 October Medicines produced in Kyrgyzstan will soon appear in chemist's shops. A new pharmaceutical plant has been launched on the territory of the Bishkek free economic zone.

Latest Kyrgyzstan Reference Libraries

2013-09-10 15:36:01

The Taigan, also known as the Kyrgyzskaya Borzaya Taigan, is a breed of domestic sighthound dog that originated in Kyrgyzstan, although it can be found from Central Asia to Northern Africa today. The exact origins of this breed are largely unknown, because the Kyrgyz people who developed the breed were mostly nomadic. The modern form of the Taigan is designated as a mountain breed that is built for working in the Tian Shan mountain range. The Taigan received its first standard in 1964,...

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