24 October 2000 A Bishkek district court ruled on 20 October that the independent newspaper “Asaba” must pay 5 million soms (about $105,000) in compensation to parliamentary deputy Turdakun Usubaliev for having repeatedly insulted him over a period of eight years, RFE/RL’s Bishkek bureau reported. “Asaba” editor Ernis Asek Uulu said he will appeal the […]

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