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Restart of Uzbek-Kyrgyz relations started on the stage of theatres

Restart of Uzbek-Kyrgyz relations started on the stage of theatres

Artists of Kyrgyzstan’s Osh state Uzbek-language academic musical drama theater named after Muhammad Bobur staged plays in Andijan, Namangan and Ferghana regions of Uzbekistan. The theater was invited to Uzbekistan during the visit of the delegation of Uzbekistan headed by Prime Minister Adham Ikramov to Osh region of Kyrgyzstan. The visit was the first for last […]

Central Asia and Turkey: Playwriting the National Interests

Central Asia and Turkey: Playwriting the National Interests

On 17-18 November 2016 Turkish President Recep Erdogan visited Uzbekistan. This visit took place soon after the death of the first President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, on September 2nd, 2016. For a long time, Uzbek-Turkish relations have been a stumbling block in the advancement of Turkey’s overall policy towards a certain Central Asian region. This […]

Toward a new equilibrium in Kyrgyz-Russian relations

Toward a new equilibrium in Kyrgyz-Russian relations

“Touring Central Asia…” is what has been named of President Vladimir Putin’s scheduled trip to the capitals of Central Asia. He will visit Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and perhaps, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Moscow has close political and economic ties with each of these four republics. But of course, there are still unresolved issues. Experts say that […]

Success story of a not-cotton-growing Uzbek farmer: 10 millions USD annual export

Success story of a not-cotton-growing Uzbek farmer: 10 millions USD annual export

Implementation gradual reduction of production raw cotton from 3 million 350 thousand tons to 3 million tons in Uzbekistan is freeing up about 170,500 hectares of irrigated land, which is leading to the result that fruit and vegetables are being sown and planted on unleashed cotton fields. The same agricultural modernization can be seen in […]

Embracing Cultural Approaches to the Integration of Central Asia

Embracing Cultural Approaches to the Integration of Central Asia

Many things have been said by local and foreign experts about the importance or necessity of integration in Central Asia. One should underline several factors could be used in national or inter-regional politics, aimed at new rapprochement in the region. First, we would like to point out common cultural and humanitarian values, and historic heritage […]

Deputy IT and Communications Minister of Uzbekistan from South Korea completes his mission

Deputy IT and Communications Minister of Uzbekistan from South Korea completes his mission

It was something very unusual for Uzbekistan when in 2013 a group of South Korean scholars headed by the consultant on ICT Kim Nam Seok began its activity at the Uzbek State Committee for Communication, Information and Telecommunication Technologies. Unusual was not the fact of attracting foreign specialists but the appointment of Kim Nam Seok […]

Georgia strengthens Silk Road economic links

Georgia strengthens Silk Road economic links

On 16 January 2017 Georgian Economy Minister Giorgi Gakharia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “Strengthening the New Silk Road Initiative” with Zhang Yuzhou, CEO of CEFC China Energy Company Limited. The corporation has a business interest in energy and financial services and intends to purchase 75 percent of shares in Poti Free Industrial […]

Uzbek president’s visit to Russia scheduled for April

Uzbek president’s visit to Russia scheduled for April

Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit Russia in early April, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Azimov said at the 18th meeting of the Uzbekistan-Russia intergovernmental commission for economic cooperation. The commission requested the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries together with the concerned ministries and agencies until March 15 to agree on […]

93% of Russians watch television

93% of Russians watch television

Absolute majority (93%) of Russians are watching television, 67% of them do it almost every day, Public Opinion Fund’s poll says. 62% believe TV is better than other types of entertainment. Slightly less than half of respondents watch TV to find out about events in the country (47%) and understand relevant issues better (22%). (Vestnik Kavkaza)

Presidential election kicks off in Turkmenistan

Presidential election kicks off in Turkmenistan

On Feb. 12, polling stations opened at 07:00 (UTC/GMT+5) for voting in the presidential election in Turkmenistan. In total, 2,548 polling stations, including 39 at the Turkmen diplomatic missions in foreign countries, opened for voting. The polling stations will be closed at 19:00 (UTC/GMT+5), Trend reports. Turkmen citizens, who are 18-years old, are entitled to […]

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