Russia sent hundreds of paratroopers to Kyrgyzstan on Sunday to protect its military facilities, Interfax reported, as ethnic clashes spread in the Central Asian state.
Nearly 100 people have died from days of fighting in the coutnry.
Kyrgyzstan appealed for Russian help on Saturday to stop ethnic fighting that killed at least 63 and left parts of its second-largest city in flames, the worst violence since the president was toppled in April.
The interim government in Ky
Kyrgyzstan's worst outbreak of violence since the president was overthrown in April raged for a second day on Saturday and officials said the death toll in the ethnic conflict had risen to at least 49.
'Entire streets are on fire,&
At least 23 people were killed on Friday when ethnic conflict flared in Kyrgyzstan's second-largest city Osh, the worst outbreak of violence in the Central Asian state since the president was overthrown in April.
The interim government
The US stopped all troops flying to Afghanistan via its Kyrgyz air base as security concerns persisted on Saturday following an uprising in the Central Asian state.
All passenger flights from the Manas air base, a vital cog in supplying NA
Kyrgyzstan's opposition said on Thursday it had seized power in the impoverished and strategically important Central Asian state after an uprising forced President Kurmanbek Bakiyev to flee the capital.
With rioters roaming the streets
Kyrgyzstan's opposition said on Thursday it has taken over the government of the impoverished Central Asian state after at least 65 people were killed in violent protests that forced the president to flee the capital.
Opposition leader Roz
Kyrgyzstan's President Kurmanbek Bakiyev ordered a state of emergency in Bishkek and three other areas on Wednesday amid clashes between riot police and anti-government demonstrators that reportedly left at least 17 protesters dead.
Agility Defense & Government Services (DGS) has been awarded the base operations support contract for Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan.
The competitively bid firm fixed price contract has a one-year base period and four one-year options. The