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Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Crossroads of Cultures

Samarkand, alternatively Samarqand or Samarcand, is one of the oldest inhabited cities in Central Asia, prospering from its location on the Silk Road between...


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Uzbekistan's New Railway To Isolation

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There are new steel threads on the old Silk Road.
RFE/RL's Tajik Service, known locally as Ozodi, just reported that Uzbekistan has completed construction of the Angren-Pap railway line. It&#3...


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Uzbekistan: Western Oil Company Probed amid Redivision of Economic Spoils - EurasiaNet

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An obscure offshore oil and gas company is reportedly under investigation for stealing oil in Uzbekistan.

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Lots of corruption in Central Asia related to extraction of resources.

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Uzbekistan starts realization of Kemachi field modernization - AzerNews

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AzerNews Uzbekistan starts realization of Kemachi field modernization AzerNews Uzbekistan will invest $359.3 million in the implementation of the first phase of the South Kemachi oil and gas field modernization (Kashkadarya region, south of...

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Tajikistan parliament to decide deal on Russian base - www.worldbulletin.net

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Tajikistan's President Imam Ali Rahmanov sent on Wednesday to parliament an agreement on prolonging the lease for Russian military base in the country.

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Official: Turkmenistan Keen to Expand Energy Ties with Iran - Fars News Agency

Official: Turkmenistan Keen to Expand Energy Ties with Iran - Fars News Agency | Uzbekistan | Scoop.it
Fars News Agency Official: Turkmenistan Keen to Expand Energy Ties with Iran Fars News Agency Earlier this month, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow hailed the existing friendly relations...

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Uzbekistan: Trial of Activist on Trumped-Up Charges | Human Rights ...

Uzbekistan: Trial of Activist on Trumped-Up Charges | Human Rights ... | Uzbekistan | Scoop.it
(Berlin) – Uzbekauthorities should immediately drop their criminal case against a prominent human rights activist whose trial is expected to conclude around September 16, 2013. The authorities should ask the courts to order ...
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The Forgotten Rock Art of Ancient Uzbekistan

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Currently we know of more than 140 locations of rock art petroglyph sites in the territory of Uzbekistan, Central Asia. The overwhelming majority of these rock art petroglyphs are engraved or pecked images in stone.


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Tajikistan launches plans to improve access to good health for people with ... - World Health Organization (press release)

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Uzbekistan: Free Political Prisoners, End Torture - Human Rights Watch

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Uzbekistan: Free Political Prisoners, End Torture Human Rights Watch Journalists, rights defenders, writers, opposition figures, and religious believers are languishing behind bars because of their peaceful activities, and many of them have...

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19/09/2013 - Pakistan to import electricity from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan - Times of Central Asia (subscription)

19/09/2013 - Pakistan to import electricity from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan - Times of Central Asia (subscription) | Uzbekistan | Scoop.it
19/09/2013 - Pakistan to import electricity from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan Times of Central Asia (subscription) ISLAMABAD (TCA) — Pakistan has reached a deal on the import of 1,300 MW of electricity from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to meet its power...

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China Buys $5 Billion Share in Kazakhstan's Kashagan Caspian Field

China Buys $5 Billion Share in Kazakhstan's Kashagan Caspian Field | Uzbekistan | Scoop.it
Chinese President Xi Jinping, visiting Kazakhstan on his way to the G20 summit in St. Petersburg, stopped off in Kazakhstan and scored an extraordinary energy coup by buying.

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Tenders for feasibility study of section of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan ... - Trend.az

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Uzbekistan tightens Gold, forex reserves policy

Uzbekistan tightens Gold, forex reserves policy | Uzbekistan | Scoop.it
The central Asian republic has made trading with foreign currency a criminal offence and put gold exports under strict conditions from February 1.

 

Continuing it's efforts to preserve valuable reserves,Uzbekistan tightened grips on forex and gold reserves.

 

The central Asian republic has made trading with foreign currency a criminal offence and put gold exports under strict conditions from February 1.

 

Uzbekistan's State Tax Committee warns entrepreneurs and individuals they will be held liable for making settlements in cash foreign currency in the sphere of retail trade and services, including criminal liability. ...


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