Leader of the provisional Kyrgyz government Roza Otunbayeva was given presidential power until elections are held in the country.
The government adopted a decree that delegates power to an interim president until December 31, 2011. The document named interim Premier Otunbayeva as the provisional president, but also envisages a nationwide referendum on the issue as an option.
BISHKEK, May 19 (RIA Novosti)
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Russia and the West Have Conspired to Tear Ukraine Apart. Both Sides Must Stand Down Now or Face the Consequences
We’re now witnessing the consequences of how grossly both Russia and the West have overplayed their hands in Ukraine. It is urgently necessary that both should find ways of withdrawing from some of the positions that they have taken. Otherwise, the result could very easily be civil war, Russian invasion, the partition of Ukraine, and a conflict that will haunt Europe for generations to come.