Kurmanbek Bakiev sworn in as president of Kyrgyzstan/Brief
Kurmanbek Bakiev has been sworn in as the president of Kyrgyzstan after winning the elections one month ago with an 89% majority. Bakiev took his oath of office after a military parade, in front of diginitaries in Bishkek's central square. Mr. Bakiev's main competitor in the elections was Felix Kulov. They agreed upon a power-sharing pact, ensuring that Mr. Kulov would become Prime Minister if Mr. Bakiev became president.