Uzbekistan

24 May 2019
Internet Freedom in Central Asia Beset by ‘Technical’ Difficulties Premium

Governments in the region routinely censor online speech for short-term political goals. Could Uzbekistan reverse the trend?

By Ky Krauthamer
 
30 April 2019
Can Saxaul Save the Aral? Premium
A native tree shows great promise as a bulwark against the desert spreading over the dried-up sea bed.
 
Abdulaziz Kamilov
8 April 2019
Uzbekistan Offers to Host Afghan Peace Talks Premium

Both Kabul and the Taliban appreciate Tashkent’s quiet diplomacy, but peace talks still seem a distant prospect.

 
13 March 2019
Gulnara Karimova’s Daughter Provides New Details of Her Mother’s Detention Premium

Interview with The Guardian comes days after daughter of late Uzbek president sent off to a prison colony for violating terms of her home imprisonment.

 
18 February 2019
Uzbekistan Bond Sale Off to Good Start Premium

Following a trail blazed by Tajikistan, Tashkent has the advantage of a more open economy.

 
6 February 2019
Global Democracy in Retreat According to Freedom House Premium

Monitoring group downgrades Hungary, Serbia from ‘free’ to ‘partially free,’ while Uzbekistan marks a modest improvement.

 
8 January 2019
Uzbekistan Scraps Exit Visas Premium

End of travel controls is latest milestone in country’s emergence from despotism.

 
19 December 2018
Uzbekistan Makes Strides Against Forced Labor Premium

… but not fast enough, according to campaigners who say 180,000 people were ordered to pick cotton this year.

 
19 October 2018
Putin Splashes Out on Uzbek Trip Premium

Commercial, military, and scientific cooperation with Tashkent are all set for a boost.

 
12 October 2018
Central Asian Boxers in Tough Fight to Restore Sport’s Luster Premium

Revered Kazakh boxer Serik Konakbaev wants to supplant the current head of amateur boxing, who faces U.S. accusations of abetting organized crime.

 

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