Still the Pres

by Nathan Hamm on 3/24/2005 · 2 comments

Xinhuanet says that the Kyrgyz ambassador to the US is claiming Akayev hasn’t resigned and is in a safe place. Well, since Kulov made the announcement, it very well could be that Akayev hasn’t technically resigned. He’s certainly not running the show any longer though.


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Laurence March 24, 2005 at 6:00 pm

Unless he’s prepared and able to fight his threatened Civil War, he de facto resigned when he fled.

Nathan March 24, 2005 at 6:01 pm

A lot of things have surprised me, but that would blow me out of the water.

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