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Opposition Takes Over in Kyrgyzstan

The oposition seizes control of the government of Kyrgyzstan, a former Soviet republic in Central Asia. President Askar Akayev has not been seen in public and is believed to be outside the country. Robert Siegel talks with Moscow Times correspondent Greg Walters.

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Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.