The interim leader of Kyrgyzstan Roza Otunbayeva appealed to Russia on Saturday to send troops to help quell the violence in the southern part of the country.HMMM... THE VIOLENCE COME A FEW WEEKS BEFORE A REFERENDUM ON A NEW CONSTITUTION.
The appeal was made in a letter sent to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Otunbayeva told reporters.
"Since yesterday evening the situation goes over the edge, we need the input of other military forces to appease the situation. In this concern, we appealed for help to Russia," said the interim leader.
"I have already signed such a letter for President Dmitry Medvedev," she added.
The death toll from clashes has risen to 49 and another 654 were wounded.
The unrest, erupted late Thursday, has prompted the interim government to declare a state of emergency in the city, which has also been put under a curfew from 8 p.m. (1400 GMT) to 6 a.m. (0000 GMT) until June 20.
HMM... HAS PUTIN WEAKENED AT ALL SINCE OBAMA WA ELECTED, OR HAS RUSSIA OUTPLAYED OBAMA AT EVERYWHERE?
IT'S ALMOST AS IF OBAMA WANTS RUSSIA TO DO BETTER THAN THE USA...
I BETCHYA OBAMA LOSES US OUR MILITARY BASE THERE - WHICH IS KEY TO OUR AFGHAN EFFORTS.