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Kyrgyz ex-President released from prison, case to be reviewed

Kyrgyzstan's former president Almazbek Atambayev hugs his wife Raisa after being released from prison for medical treatment abroad, at his residence in the village of Koy-Tash near Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan February 14, 2023. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Bishkek, KyrgyzstanReuters Kyrgyzstan’s former President, Almazbek Atambayev, has been released from prison for medical treatment abroad, an ally said on Tuesday, as his case was sent for a review. Atambayev, who served as president between 2011 and 2017 and is so far the only Kyrgyz leader who has not been toppled by violent protests, was […]