Friday, March 25, 2005

More news on the decline of the nation state

A legislative assembly in former Soviet
Kyrgyzstan has appointed Ishenbai Kadyrbekov the
acting president after President Askar Akayev
fled in the wake of massive protests that
overtook the capital city, Bishkek.

Full report.

Related story:
Kolerov, who is generally seen as a staunch
"antifascist and counter-revolutionary," is
expected to forestall the so-called velvet
revolutions in post-Soviet states, the Kommersant
daily reported Wednesday.

Putin approved Kolerov’s appointment three weeks
after the agency was established. Observers tend
to discern in the move the Kremlin’s desire to
prevent political tumult in the CIS-states in the

Now they're gonna PR the revolution to death.

That is good news but funny as hell.

I can see the other politicos in other countries,
wiping their sweaty brows in relief.

Little do they know all this will be knocking
on their front door soon.

Things are hotting up, as the Brits would say.

All of this one.