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Kyrgyzstan: Putin honours the Kyrgyz victims of the 1916 revolt01:09

Kyrgyzstan: Putin honours the Kyrgyz victims of the 1916 revolt

Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek
September 17, 2016 at 12:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin along with his fellow Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) leaders attended a wreath laying ceremony in Bishkek, Saturday, paying their respects to those killed during the 1916 national liberation movement at the Ata-Beyit Memorial complex.

The memorial was opened on September 2 to honour the victims killed in the 1916 revolt of the Kyrgyz people against Russian Tsarist forces. According to Russian statistics 3,000 people died in the uprising. Many who weren't killed fled to China following the uprising.

Kyrgyzstan: Putin honours the Kyrgyz victims of the 1916 revolt01:09
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Russian President Vladimir Putin along with his fellow Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) leaders attended a wreath laying ceremony in Bishkek, Saturday, paying their respects to those killed during the 1916 national liberation movement at the Ata-Beyit Memorial complex.

The memorial was opened on September 2 to honour the victims killed in the 1916 revolt of the Kyrgyz people against Russian Tsarist forces. According to Russian statistics 3,000 people died in the uprising. Many who weren't killed fled to China following the uprising.

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