**FILE** The Kyrgyz national flag flies at half staff April 9, 2010, in front of the statue of independence on a central square in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. (Associated Press)

Photo by: Alexander Zemlianichenko

**FILE** The Kyrgyz national flag flies at half staff April 9, 2010, in front of the statue of independence on a central square in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. (Associated Press)