Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz: Кыргызстан Kyrgyzstan; Russian: Киргизия or Кыргызстан), officially the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyz: Кыргыз Республикасы, translit. Qırğız Respublikası; Russian: Кыргызская Республика, translit. Kyrgyzskaya Respublika) and also known as Kirghizia, is a country in Central Asia. Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked country with mountainous terrain. It is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west and southwest, Tajikistan to the southwest and China to the east. Its capital and largest city is Bishkek.
Measures of Freedom
2019: 7.18, Rank: 81, Personal Freedom: 7.18, Economic Freedom: 7.17
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 38, Political Rights: 5, Civil Liberties: 5
2014: 7.16, Rank: 70
Discusses the actual results from the so-called Bush Doctrine involving "democratizing" the Middle East as well as several other countries which have a "democracy deficit"
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