Alex Wolters

Alexander Wolters completed his Master's in Cultural Sciences at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder). In his PhD dissertation he worked on political conflicts and the public space in Kyrgyzstan, where he spent several years for field research and academic work.

Elections in Kyrgyzstan and the Pluralization of Politics

Analysis on Kyrgyzstan’s recent elections, and insight on the political atmosphere in the country. On October 31 the voters in Kyrgyzstan elected Almazbek Atambaev, leader of the Social Democrats party and current Prime Minister, to become the fourth president of independent Kyrgyzstan. Atambaev won the first round with 62.5% of ballots cast while his major competitors, Kamchibek Tashiev... Continue Reading

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