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Marking 10 years since Kyrgyzstan’s violent power struggle

It has been a decade since Kyrgyzstan’s President Kurmanbek Bakiyev was overthrown in a power struggle and dozens died when protesters stormed the presidential palace.

It has been 10 years since Kyrgyzstan’s President Kurmanbek Bakiyev was overthrown in a power struggle.

Dozens died when protesters stormed the presidential palace.

Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker was there and reflects on whether the revolution brought Kyrgyzstan the democracy it promised.