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Articles with tag "Uzbekistan"
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Uzbekistan Cancels Festival With Pro-Invasion Russian Artists
Tashkent is close to Moscow but has not voiced support for the invasion of Ukraine, which has made Russia's allies in the former Soviet Union nervous...
Pivot to Asia
Uzbekistan to Import Russian Gas for First Time Amid Energy Crisis
Uzbekistan will import natural gas from Russia for the first time ever as the Central Asian country faces an energy crisis, the authorities in Tashkent...
Central Asia Drifts Out of Russia’s Orbit as Ukraine War Rages
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Russia is losing influence over former Soviet nations in Central Asia as the war in Ukraine increasingly strains Moscow&rsquo...
Uzbekistan Suspends Russia's Mir Payment System
Uzbekistan suspended the Russian alternative payment system Mir on Friday amid U.S. pressure on the few countries using the service to drop it. Russia...
‘Unprepared’ Emigres Trickle Back to Russia as War Drags On
Some of the returnees miss creature comforts, others want to plan a more permanent emigration.
Central Asians in Russia Pressured to Join Moscow's Fight in Ukraine
“I think the Russian government is using labor migrants as cannon fodder in Ukraine,” a prominent migrants' rights activist alleged.
Central Asia Hit By Large-Scale Power Blackout
Central Asian countries have seen their grids burdened by a summer drought and by a boom in cryptocurrency mining in the region.
Uzbekistan Leader Scores Crushing Win in 'Not Competitive' Vote
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sidestepped political reforms that would allow any alternative to his rule.
Migrant Rights Defender Flees to Armenia Following Russia Entry Ban
Valentina Chupik had expressed fears she could be jailed, tortured or killed if she were repatriated to Uzbekistan.
STUCK IN LIMBO
Coronavirus Border Closures Leave Migrant Workers Stranded in Moscow’s Airports
Dozens of citizens of Central Asian countries have been living in departure halls for over a week.
Russia and Uzbekistan Start Work on Nuclear Power Plant
The first Uzbek nuclear power plant project will have an estimated cost of $11 billion, Moscow says.
NYC Terror Suspect and Russian Metro Bomber Both Lived in Troubled Kyrgyz City
Republic.ru reported on Wednesday that the Saipov had lived in Osh, a city in the neighboring Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan
Moscow Court Rules Against Gay Uzbek Journalist's Asylum Claim
Nurmatov’s lawyer said after the decision that a number of violations were committed during the process
Russian Court Overturns Order to Deport Gay Journalist to Uzbekistan
The Moscow City Court on Tuesday canceled plans to deport the Uzbek gay journalist Khudoberdi Nurmatov.
Moscow Court to Deport Gay Novaya Gazeta Journalist to Uzbekistan
A Moscow court has ruled to deport an openly gay journalist to Uzbekistan where homosexuality is a punishable offense
Masterpieces From the Desert: Uzbekistan’s Avant-Garde Treasures
Obscure works from a Central Asian museum come to Moscow
The Power Struggle Dividing Uzbekistan’s Leadership
In the political battle for Uzbekistan, security service head Rustam Inoyatov will have to support the new president’s agenda, or try to return Uzbekistan...
For Russia's Labor Migrants, a Life on the Edge
As Russia sinks into decline, its migrant labour force, previously at the forefront of economic change, is itself transforming. Many have decided to head...
Uzbekistan Confirms December Elections
Presidential elections in Uzbekistan will take place on Dec. 4, the country's government has confirmed. Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev was named...
Who Will Be Uzbekistan's Next President?
After days of speculation about his health, Islam Karimov, the first and only president of independent Uzbekistan, was pronounced dead on September 2.
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