Hopes and Expectations of the Tulip Revolution in Kyrgyzstan

Tuesday, March 7, 2006
Lindsey Rogers Room, 7th Floor IAB

H.E. Zamira B. Sydykova (Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United States)

Who were the major players in the Kyrgyz Tulip Revolution? How does the Kyrgyz Revolution differ from the Georgian and Ukrainian revolutions? Does it share any similarities with these revolutions? What sort of changes has the Kyrgyz Republic experienced since the revolution and what changes should be expected in the future? The Ambassador will address these and other questions in her remarks.

Moderator: Professor Robert Legvold, Harriman Institute