Videos Show Apparent Vote-Buying In Kyrgyz Elections.

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RFE/RL journalists report the news in 22 countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established, including Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Russia.

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Kyrgyzstan has been called an "island of democracy" in Central Asia, and parliamentary elections on October 4 were contested by a wide variety of political parties. Nevertheless, voting was marred by complaints of irregularities, and videos appearing to show vote-buying were sent to RFE/RL.

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