Kyrgyz President Votes For His Successor

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev and his wife, Raisa Atambaeva, cast their ballots in Kyrgyzstan’s presidential election on October 15. Among other voters filmed by RFE/RL in Bishkek was parliament speaker Chynybai Tursunbekov. Atambaev is constitutionally barred from running for a second consecutive six-year term. A total of 11 candidates, including one woman, are vying to replace him. (RFE/RL’s Kyrgyz Service)


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