As it tries to project its authority across fractious Kyrgyzstan, the provisional government in Bishkek is having difficulty presenting a united front.
After moving fast initially to dissolve the Constitutional Court and disband parliament, the interim government's actions now appear "uncoordinated," said Ajdar Kurtov of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS) in Moscow.
"The only thing that unites them so far is dislike of Bakiyev and his regime," he said, referring to provisional leaders. Bakiyev left Kyrgyzstan for neighboring Kazakhstan on April 15, just over a week after his administration collapsed amid political violence in Bishkek. [For background see the Eurasia Insight archive].
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David Trilling is EurasiaNet's Central Asia news editor.