Daily Archives: 12/08/2014

Repatriation of Uzbek “labor migrants” from Russia

According to official data, Uzbekistan is the leader among the former Soviet Union countries by the number of migrant workers in the Russian Federation. Federal Migration Service (FMS) of Russia accounts more than 2 million 700 thousand of those, whereas … Continue reading

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Uzbekistan is trying to choose between US and Russia; who will be stronger ally in fight aganst Islamic State and for preserving status quo in Central Asia

US Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Nisha Biswal visited Tashkent on December 1. During her visit, she met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic Abdulaziz Kamilov, the press service of the Foreign Ministry reported. This … Continue reading

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President Vladimir Putin will visit Uzbekistan on an official visit to meet with Islam Karimov on Wednesday, December 10, 2014

“It is expected that the key issues of further development of Russian-Uzbek strategic partnership, especially in trade, investment, cultural and humanitarian spheres will be discussed during the talks at the highest level. It is also an exchange of views on … Continue reading

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Passport and exit visa regulations in Uzbekistan

From 1 July 2014 citizens of Uzbekistan are required to apply for biometric passports to exit the country. Citizen who exited the country before July 1st 2014 will still have their old-style passport remaining valid. Uzbekistan is still among few … Continue reading

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