Kyrgyzstan's President Says He'll Step Down

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Kyrgyzstan's President Says He'll Step Down
His announcement came soon after Russia said it would intervene in chaotic post-election protests.
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The president of Kyrgyzstan said he's ready to step down once the country has a new cabinet.

His announcement came soon after Russia said it would intervene in chaotic post-election protests.

Demonstrators say the results of the country's Oct. 4 parliamentary election were fraudulent.

The president declared a state of emergency in the country's capital Tuesday and ordered the military to get the demonstrations "under control."