Comment: Sarbanov should be supported

Ulan Sarbanov, governor of the National Bank of Kyrgyzstan, has been placed under house arrest. The accusation against him is that he abused his power during the rule of the deposed president Askar Akayev.


Specifically, he is alleged to have "handed out more than $400,000" to Akayev. Sarbanov denies any wrong-doing. "I consider these accusation to be unfounded", he told journalists as he left the public prosecutor's office: "Accusations against me are unreasonable and

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