Russian TV banned in Kyrgyzstan

On the eve of its presidential election, Kyrgyzstan has imposed a ban on real-time broadcasts by international – primarily Russian – TV channels. Earlier in June, the former-Soviet republic’s parliament passed a law “On Information Security” which was proposed by the Ata-Meken (Fatherland) Socialist Party, led by presidential candidate Omurbek Tekebayev. Under the law, during […]