CS Monitor: Dangers in Kyrgyz Crisis

by Laurence on 3/23/2005

The Christian Science Monitor quotes a warning from Irina Zvigelskaya of Moscow’s Center for Strategic and Political Studies: “There is a quite open and obvious attempt to imitate Ukraine’s Orange Revolution by the opposition in these events, but the same methods may lead to very different results . . . There is a real danger that instability in Kyrgyzstan could unleash the pent-up forces of Islamic fundamentalism or ethnic conflict. It could turn down very ugly streets.”

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