ALMA-ATA (Reuters) – Kyrgyz Prime Minister Kubatbek Boronov has resigned following unrest in the Central Asian country for a second day, the Kyrgyz news portal akipress reported.
Sadyr Japarov has become the new prime minister of Kyrgyzstan, RIA Novosti reported, citing the parliament's press service.
On the night from Monday to Tuesday, riots broke out in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek after a rally of many thousands. Protesters against the results of the parliamentary elections seized the government building.
The opposition said it seized power in Kyrgyzstan after taking control of government buildings in Bishkek during protests. During the riots, 686 people were injured, one was killed.
(Maria Gordeeva. Editor Marina Bobrova)