Domestic and International Perspectives on Kyrgyzstan's `Tulip Revolution': Motives, Mobilization and Meanings

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In early 2005 regional protests in Kyrgyzstan soon became national ones as protesters seized control of the country's capital, Bishkek. The country's president for fifteen years, Askar Akaev, fled the country and after a night of extensive looting, a new president, Kurmanbek Bakiev, came to power. The events quickly earned the epithet 'Tulip Revolution' and were interpreted as the third of the colour revolutions in the post-Soviet space, following Ukraine and Georgia. But did the events in Kyrgyzstan amount to a 'revolution ...

Domestic and International Perspectives on Kyrgyzstan's `Tulip Revolution': Motives, Mobilization and Meanings 2013, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415847124

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Domestic and International Perspectives on Kyrgyzstan's 'Tulip Revolution': Motives, Mobilization and Meanings 2009, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415491907

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