Kyrgyz men on horseback compete during their traditional game of “Oodarysh” during the celebrations of the 90th anniversary formation of the Chui region in the village of Kuntu, Kyrgyzstan
A Kyrgyz stuntman performs during the first World Nomad Games in the Kyrchin (Semenovskoe) gorge, some 300 km from Bishkek. Teams of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Mongolia and Tajikistan take part in the games.
Kyrgyzstan opposition activists rally in the capital Bishkek to demand reforms on Thursday. About a thousand people gathered for the protest organised by the National Opposition Movement, which was formed earlier this year from several smaller parties.