People vote in the presidential election and referendum in the village of Besh-Kungei, outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Sunday. Photo: EPA People vote in the presidential election and referendum in the village of Besh-Kungei, outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Sunday. Photo: EPA
People vote in the presidential election and referendum in the village of Besh-Kungei, outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Sunday. Photo: EPA

Central Asia

Kyrgyz nationalist Sadyr Japarov wins landslide victory in presidential poll

  • Sadyr Japarov won almost 80 per cent of the vote in the Central Asian nation which is closely allied with Russia
  • More than 80 per cent of voters have also supported a proposal to reform the constitution to give the president greater powers at parliament’s expense

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People vote in the presidential election and referendum in the village of Besh-Kungei, outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Sunday. Photo: EPA People vote in the presidential election and referendum in the village of Besh-Kungei, outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Sunday. Photo: EPA
People vote in the presidential election and referendum in the village of Besh-Kungei, outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Sunday. Photo: EPA
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