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Kurmanbek Bakiyev
Kurmanbek Saliyevich Bakiyev (Kyrgyz: Курманбек Салиевич (Сали уулу) Бакиев, Qurmanbek Saliyeviç (Sali Uulu) Baqiyev; born 1 August 1949) is a politician who served as the second President of Kyrgyzstan, from 2005 to 2010. Large opposition protests in April 2010 led to the takeover of government offices, forcing Bakiyev to flee the country. Bakiyev was the leader of the People's Movement of Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
before his ascendance to the presidency. He received most of his popular support from the south of the country. The Legislative Assembly of Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
of the Supreme Council of Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
appointed him acting President on 25 March 2005, following the ousting, during the Tulip Revolution, of President Askar Akayev
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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Radio
Radio
Free Europe/ Radio
Radio
Liberty (RFE/RL) is a United States government-funded broadcasting organization that broadcasts and reports news, information, and analysis to countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia
Central Asia
and the Middle East
Middle East
where it says that "the free flow of information is either banned by government authorities or not fully developed".[3] RFE/RL
RFE/RL
is a 501(c)(3) corporation that receives U.S. government funding and is supervised by the Broadcasting Board of Governors, an agency overseeing all U.S
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Alexander Lukashenko
Aleksandr Grigoryevich Lukashenko (Belarusian: Алякса́ндр Рыго́равіч Лукашэ́нка, translit. Alyaksandr Ryhoravich Lukashenka; IPA: [alʲaˈksand(a)r rɨˈɣɔravʲitʂ lukaˈʂɛnka]; Russian: Алекса́ндр Григо́рьевич Лукаше́нко, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ɫʊkɐˈʂɛnkə]; born 30 August 1954) is the first, and so far the only President of Belarus, having been in office since 20 July 1994.[1] Before his career as a politician, Lukashenko worked as director of a state-owned agricultural farm and spent time with the Soviet Border Troops
Soviet Border Troops
and the Soviet Army. He was the only deputy to vote against the independence of Belarus
Belarus
from the Soviet Union. Lukashenko opposed Western-backed shock therapy during the post-Soviet transition
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People's Republic Of China
China, officially the People's Republic
People's Republic
of China
China
(PRC), is a unitary sovereign state in East Asia
East Asia
and the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.404 billion.[13] Covering approximately 9,600,000 square kilometers (3,700,000 sq mi), it is the third- or fourth-largest country by total area,[k][19] depending on the source consulted. China
China
also has the most neighbor countries in the world
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Nursultan Nazarbayev
Nursultan Abishuly Nazarbayev[1][nb 1] (born 6 July 1940) is a Kazakh statesman serving as President of Kazakhstan
President of Kazakhstan
since the office was created on April 24, 1990.[2] He was named First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Kazakh SSR in 1989, and was elected as the nation's first president following its independence from the Soviet Union
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Vladimir Putin
President of Russia IncumbentEarly life Pets Political careerPolitical viewsDomestic policylegislation and programs military reformForeign policy Putin's PlanElectionsElectoral history 2000 2004 2012 2018 (campaign)PremiershipFirst Cabinet Second CabinetPresidencyInaugurations1st 2nd 3rd 4thInternational trips Political groups Public image SpeechesMunich 2007 Crimea
Crimea
2014 Valdai 2014Media galleryv t eVladimir Vladimirovich Putin (/ˈpuːtɪn/; Russ
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Eurasia Daily Monitor
The Jamestown Foundation is a Washington, D.C.-based institute for research and analysis, founded in 1984 as a platform to support Soviet defectors. Today its stated mission is to inform and educate policy makers about events and trends, which it regards as being of current strategic importance to the United States. Jamestown publishes numerous publications that focus on China, Russia, Eurasia, and global terrorism.Contents1 Founding and mission 2 Board of directors 3 Praise 4 Current activities 5 Nikolai Getman collection 6 Media coverage 7 Criticism 8 References 9 External linksFounding and mission[edit] The Jamestown Foundation was founded in 1984 after Arkady Shevchenko, the highest-ranking Soviet official ever to defect when he left his position as Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, defected in 1978
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Dmitri Medvedev
Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev (/mɪdˈvɛdɪf/; Russian: Дми́трий Анато́льевич Медве́дев, IPA: [ˈdʲmʲitrʲɪj ɐnɐˈtolʲjɪvʲɪtɕ mʲɪdˈvʲedʲɪf]; born 14 September 1965) is a Russian politician, who is currently serving as the Prime Minister
Prime Minister
of Russia.[2][3] From 2008 to 2012, Medvedev served as the third President of Russia. Regarded as more liberal than his predecessor and later successor as President (who was also Prime Minister
Prime Minister
during Medvedev’s presidency), Putin, Medvedev's top agenda as President was a wide-ranging modernisation programme, aiming at modernising Russia's economy and society, and lessening the country's reliance on oil and gas. During Medvedev's tenure, Russia
Russia
emerged victorious in the Russo-Georgian War, and recovered from the Great Recession
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Prison Riot
A prison riot is an act of concerted defiance or disorder by a group of prisoners against the prison administrators, prison officers, or other groups of prisoners. Prison
Prison
riots have not been the subject of many academic studies or research inquiries
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Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan[b] (Kazakh: Қазақстан, translit. Qazaqstan, IPA: [qɑzɑqˈstɑn] ( listen); Russian: Казахстан, IPA: [kəzɐxˈstan]), officially the Republic
Republic
of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
(Kazakh: Қазақстан Республикасы, translit. Qazaqstan Respýblıkasy; Russian: Республика Казахстан, tr. Respublika Kazakhstan),[4][13] is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth largest in the world, with an area of 2,724,900 square kilometres (1,052,100 sq mi).[4][14] Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
is the dominant nation of Central Asia
Central Asia
economically, generating 60% of the region's GDP, primarily through its oil/gas industry
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Kyrgyz Language
 Kyrgyzstan  ChinaKizilsu Kyrgyz Autonomous Prefecture Collective Security Treaty OrganizationLanguage codesISO 639-1 kyISO 639-2 kirISO 639-3 kirGlottolog kirg1245[2]Linguasphere 44-AAB-cdThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
characters
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Kyrgyz Revolution Of 2010
In political science, a revolution (Latin: revolutio, "a turn around") is a fundamental change in political power and political organization, which occurs relatively quickly when the population revolt against their oppression (political, social, economic) by the incumbent government.[1] In book V of the Politics, the Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle
Aristotle
(384–322 BC) described two types of political revolution:Complete change from one constitution to another Modification of an existing constitution.[2]Revolutions have occurred through human history and vary widely in terms of methods, duration, and motivating ideology. Their results include major changes in culture, economy, and socio-political institutions, usually in response to overwhelming autocracy or plutocracy. Scholarly debates about what does and does not constitute a revolution center on several issues
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President Of Belarus
The President of the Republic of Belarus
Belarus
(Belarusian: Прэзідэнт Рэспублікі Беларусь, Russian: Президент Республики Беларусь) is the head of state of Belarus. The office was created in 1994 with the passing of the Constitution of Belarus
Constitution of Belarus
by the Supreme Soviet. This replaced the office of Chairman of the Supreme Soviet
Supreme Soviet
as the head of state. The tasks of the president including executing foreign and domestic policy, defend the rights and general welfare of citizens and residents and to uphold the Constitution. The president is mandated by the Constitution to serve as a leader in the social affairs of the country and to act as its main representative abroad
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Alma Mater
Alma mater
Alma mater
(Latin: alma "nourishing/kind", mater "mother"; pl. [rarely used] almae matres) is an allegorical Latin
Latin
phrase for a university or college. In English, this is largely a U.S. usage referring to a school or university from which an individual has graduated or to a song or hymn associated with a school.[1] The phrase is variously translated as "nourishing mother", "nursing mother", or "fostering mother", suggesting that a school provides intellectual nourishment to its students.[2] Fine arts will often depict educational institutions using a robed woman as a visual metaphor. Before its current usage, Alma mater
Alma mater
was an honorific title for various Latin
Latin
mother goddesses, especially Ceres or Cybele,[3] and later in Catholicism for the Virgin Mary
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Press Conference
A news conference or press conference is a media event in which newsmakers invite journalists to hear them speak and, most often, ask questions. A joint press conference instead is held between two or more talking sides.Contents1 Practice 2 U.S. Presidential press conference 3 Media day 4 See also 5 Photos 6 Notes and referencesPractice[edit] In a news conference, one or more speakers may make a statement, which may be followed by questions from reporters. Sometimes only questioning occurs; sometimes there is a statement with no questions permitted. A media event at which no statements are made, and no questions allowed, is called a photo op
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Farnborough Airport
Farnborough Airport
Farnborough Airport
or TAG London Farnborough Airport
Farnborough Airport
(IATA: FAB, ICAO: EGLF) (previously called RAE Farnborough, ICAO Code EGUF) is an operational business/executive general aviation airport in Farnborough, Rushmoor, Hampshire, England. The 310-hectare (770-acre) airport covers about 8% of Rushmoor's land area.[2] Farnborough Aerodrome has a CAA Ordinary Licence (Number P864) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee (TAG Farnborough Airport Limited).[3] The first powered flight in Britain was at Farnborough on 5 October 1908, when Samuel Cody
Samuel Cody
took off in his British Army Aeroplane No 1. The airfield is the home of the Farnborough Airshow
Farnborough Airshow
which is held in even numbered years
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