Antigovernment Protests Invade Kyrgyz Presidential Building.

Radio Free Europe

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Antigovernment protesters stormed the Kyrgyz presidential office building, known as the White House, on October 5. Protests and clashes broke out in Bishkek a day after parliamentary elections that shut out most opposition parties, which they claimed were rigged.