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Central Asian Republics Welcome New US Approach Toward Region

By: Alexander Kim, The Jamestown Foundation On November 1, the city of Samarkand, Uzbekistan, hosted the foreign ministers of the five Central Asian republics, who met together with US Secretary of State John Kerry in the newly introduced C5+1 format … Continue reading

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Uzbekistan in pictures

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Тhe largest acquisition of Chinese military equipment in the history of Central Asia.

China has reportedly provided both Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan with sophisticated air defense systems, which would be the largest Chinese military equipment deal thus far in Central Asia. Reportedly, China has provided one battalion each to Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan of the … Continue reading

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Uzbekistan Looks to Solar Power

John C. K. Daly: Uzbekistan is one of the post-Soviet Central Asian nations with the greatest solar power potential. The country’s solar energy resources are immense, as the sun shines an average of 8-10 hours per day, resulting in an … Continue reading

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Opinion: Uzbekistan expects “double-digit inflation” and riots

The national currency of Uzbekistan continues devaluation  against US dollar, loosing about 10% during over the last week. IA REGNUM published prognosis by an Uzbek expert, who preferred to remain anonymous.

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US provide military assistance to Uzbekistan to support their efforts at counter terrorism and counter narcotics

Daniel Rosenblum, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central Asia talks to Navbahor Imamova, VOA Uzbekistan.

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Army of ISIS is growing with young Uzbeks

International Crisis group published report “Syria Calling: Radicalisation in Central Asia” stressing on important factors based on political and social situation in countries of Central Asia, particularly, Uzbekistan. It is worth mentioning that NATO also plays important role in exacerbation … Continue reading

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The Economist: Central Asia and Russia’s crisis

As the rouble plunges, Central Asia feels the pain Is dad coming home? EVEN in the fat years, when Russia’s oil-fuelled economy guaranteed her son a job, Enjegul Kadyraliyeva struggled to survive on the dollars he sent home to her … Continue reading

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Social media reaction to the news that Islam Karimov is going to run for president

The news of the nomination of Karimov for president became a hit on Uzbek Facebook groups. For the first three hours after the announcement of the nomination of Islam Karimov from the Liberal Democratic Party as a candidate for president of … Continue reading

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Karimov: Uzbekistan Will Never Join Soviet-Style Alliance

Uzbek President Islam Karimov says his country will never join any “alliance similar to the U.S.S.R.” In an apparent reference reference to Russia, Karimov told lawmakers that some countries are trying “to glorify Lenin and Stalin era of the U.S.S.R.” … Continue reading

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