A hypnotist has been blamed for starting a violent revolution in Kyrgyzstan.

Dr Jenishbek Nasaraliev put up posters in the capital Bishkek with the words’Daddy, don’t drink’ to drum up business for his clinic.

But government officials feared they were a reference to President Askar Akayev’s alleged alcohol problem and had them removed.

In protest thousands took to the streets accusing the government of censorship, and the violent clashes that ensued led to the collapse of the government.

Some Russian media even accused Dr Nasaraliev of hypnotising the masses into staging the violent revolt that has plunged the region into chaos.

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