Opposition supporters burn a billboard displaying Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev© REUTERS STRINGER/RUSSIA
- Detained Kyrgyz opposition leaders released in Talas - opposition member
- At least six killed, some 100 injured in riots in ex-Soviet Kyrgyzstan (WRAPUP 4)
- Kyrgyz state TV building seized in Bishkek
- State of emergency imposed in Kyrgyz capital
Kyrgyz opposition representatives and human rights activists appeared on the state TV channel KTR that resumed broadcasting on Wednesday.
Kyrgyz protesters earlier seized the building of the state television channel in the capital, Bishkek. Broadcasting was interrupted for approximately one hour.
Authorities have imposed a state of emergency in Bishkek and Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev has signed a decree imposing a curfew as clashes continue between rioters and police in the capital, where at least six people have been killed and some 100 injured.
BISHKEK, April 7 (RIA Novosti)
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We have witnessed the total defeat of western Ukraine, Western nationalists and the West in general, which made the unfortunate decision to support the anti-government activity. They failed to realize that the collapse of Yanukovych means the collapse of Ukrainian unity. They set fire to their own home and planted a time bomb under Ukraine’s territorial integrity.