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Otunbayeva’s symbolic ballot: Kyrgyzstan’s first-ever peaceful president transition
Today Kyrgyzstan is holding presidential elections. For the first time in the history of independent Kyrgyzstan, the presidency is shifting from one person to another in a peaceful way.
Current president of Kyrgyzstan Roza Otunbayeva is casting her vote.
President Roza Otunbayeva is getting her thumb marked before voting.
Roza Otunbayeva in press-conference on presidential elections.
Visible marker that voters get before casting the ballot.
The ballot still has names of candidates (but crossed out), who withdrew their candidacies in election.
President Roza Otunbayeva in press conference on elections.