An Old-Fashioned Way to Describe Events in Central Asia

by Laurence on 3/25/2005

This description struck a chord in Ferghana.Ru

The new authorities have not been very successful in restoration of order so far. Bishkek found itself in the position of an ancient capital the triumphant warlord turned over to his army hungry for the loot.

You can look at a disturbing photo essay on the damage in downtown Bishkek here.


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