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National Bank of Uzbekistan paralyzed due to server malfunction
National Bank of Uzbekistan’s server, and its automated bank system Globus, crashed on 10 June.
Is prohibition being lifted in Tashkent?
Stores selling alcohol which were closed down in April in accordance with the ban on the sale of alcohol products have been reopened.
Qashqadaryo authorities pay pension payments to a select few
100-year old resident of Karshi Bibisuluv Alimardonova received her pension from April and May on 6 June – and Uznews.net helped her case.
No pension payments for three months in Qashqadaryo Province
Retired residents in Qarshi have not received their pensions since April this year. They have been told there is no cash for payments. Similar problems are slowly developing in the capital as well.
Footballer apologises for ripping up newspaper
A defender of Fergana's Neftchi football club who ripped up an issue of the Fargona Hakikati newspaper offered an excuse dismiss the club's management and coaches.
Dollar falls against the sum
The release of domestically-made cars sold in the Uzbek national currency has driven the exchange rate of the sum up against the US dollar on the black market.
Rishtan’s “gangsters” temper their zeal
Tax inspectors in Fergana Region’s Rishtan district have have stopped breaking the law after the intervention of human rights activists.
New barriers hinder imports into Uzbekistan
Czech businessmen have been faced with unexpected demands by Uzbek customs authorities when trying to import goods into Uzbekistan.
Uzbek schoolchildren forced to weed cotton fields
School children in Karakalpakstan’s Amudarya district have been forced to weed cotton fields since early May.
In Angren all residents mobilized to weed cotton fields
For the first time in 22 years of independence the entire workforce of Angren has been mobilized for spring field work.
New TV channel launched in Uzbekistan
A new commercial TV channel, Uzreport TV, owned by Tashkent-based businessman Ravshan Jurayev, began broadcasting on 6 May.
WWII Uzbek veterans to be paid $178
Ahead of the Victory Day, 9 May, which is commemorated as Memorial Day in Uzbekistan, authorities have increased the annual material aid for World War II veterans.
Major sports store demolished in Tashkent
One of Tashkent's most well-known sporting goods stores - Dynamo - is being demolished as part of the reconstruction of the city centre.
TeliaSonera to review Uzbekistan deals
The Scandinavian telecoms giant TeliaSonera has contracted the law firm of Norton Rose to review the company’s Eurasian transactions.
Prices go up in Uzbekistan in April
Public transport fares went up in Uzbekistan on 2 April, while petrol and utilities jumped in price on 1 April.
Restrictions on imports cause price rise for appliances in Uzbekistan
Measures to cut imports and increase domestic production have yielded early results: home appliances have increased in price by 10% on average in Uzbekistan.
Uzbek home appliance producer suspends business
The Artel company, an Uzbek manufacturer of home appliances, closed down its outlets and factory in Tashkent in February.
Shoot Me: Who needs imports in Uzbekistan?
Uzbekistan is cutting imports, hoping to replace them with domestic products. Shoot Me experts discuss whether this is feasible.
Uzbek tiyin: the World's most worthless coin
One tiyin, a hundredth of the Uzbek sum, has been described by the BBC as the most worthless coin in the World.
CNN interviews HRW's Swerdlow on child labour in Uzbek cotton industry
CNN's Jim Clancy has returned to the issue of slave labour in the Uzbek cotton industry and interviewed Human Rights Watch expert Steve Swerdlow.
CIS – Commonwealth of Surveillance States
Abdurahmanov supporter arrested in Karakalpakstan
International Labour Organization requests - yet again - access to Uzbek cotton fields
Karimov as conifer cookie
Karimov’s heart attack and my café
ANALYSIS / COMMENTARY / INTERVIEW
The Iman of Uzbekistan – government official or secret police agent?
Even though there is a clear separation of religion and government in Uzbekistan and all its mosques have the status of non-governmental organizations, the Imam of Uzbekistan is not elected by Muslims within the country, but rather appointed by the government.
Uzbekistan joins CIS Free Trade Zone agreement
The country’s agricultural sector stands to gain from Uzbekistan entering the Free Trade Zone Agreement between CIS members, according to an expert from the Ministry of Finance.
UN “applies pressure” while Uzbekistan “extricates itself”
Human rights activist Surat Ikramov has said in an interview with Uznews.net that the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review of Uzbekistan will improve the situation within the country.
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Я не хочу быть Берлиозом ...
Страна Ташкения, или Летняя прогулка вдоль канала
биеньем сердца претворившись
Is Uzbek President Islam Karimov a dictator?
Yes, he is
No, he isn't
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