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St. Petersburg and Stockholm Attacks Put Uzbeks in the News
April 11, 2017
St. Petersburg and Stockholm Attacks Put Uzbeks in the News
Two men carried out two attacks, both were Uzbek -- does that matter?
St. Petersburg and Stockholm Attacks Put Uzbeks in the News
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Makes State Visit to Russia
April 07, 2017
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Makes State Visit to Russia
Mirziyoyev and Putin signed investments deals worth $12 billion and trade contracts worth $3.8 billion.
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Makes State Visit to Russia
Nations in Transit: Populism and Broken Promises
April 04, 2017
Nations in Transit: Populism and Broken Promises
The annual report again catalogs the decline of democracy across the former Soviet Union.
Nations in Transit: Populism and Broken Promises
New Report Shines a Light on the Global Shadow of Uzbekistani Surveillance
March 31, 2017
New Report Shines a Light on the Global Shadow of Uzbekistani Surveillance
“If we call our relatives, friends and families, everything will be heard, we know that."
New Report Shines a Light on the Global Shadow of Uzbekistani Surveillance
Dealing With Central Asia's Poisonous Nuclear Legacy
March 29, 2017
Dealing With Central Asia's Poisonous Nuclear Legacy
Soviet-era uranium mining and waste facilities spread across Central Asia remain a serious public and environmental risk.
Dealing With Central Asia's Poisonous Nuclear Legacy
Good News for Central Asia in UN Human Development Index
March 28, 2017
Good News for Central Asia in UN Human Development Index
Despite many challenges, it seems some measure of progress is being made across Central Asia.
Good News for Central Asia in UN Human Development Index
Brothers Again: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan
March 24, 2017
Brothers Again: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Astana.
Brothers Again: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan
Uzbekistan Puts a Smile on an Economic Blow to Turkmenistan
March 16, 2017
Uzbekistan Puts a Smile on an Economic Blow to Turkmenistan
Mirziyoyev paid his first visit to Turkmenistan while their main joint project – a pipeline to China – was being killed.
Uzbekistan Puts a Smile on an Economic Blow to Turkmenistan
Return to Tashkent: EBRD President in Uzbekistan to Discuss Revamping Cooperation
March 16, 2017
Return to Tashkent: EBRD President in Uzbekistan to Discuss Revamping Cooperation
After a decade, the EBRD may be returning to Uzbekistan – riding optimism that a new regime can chart a new course.
Return to Tashkent: EBRD President in Uzbekistan to Discuss Revamping Cooperation
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
March 11, 2017
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
A new year, a new posture statement to parse.
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
Uzbek President Makes First Official Trip Abroad to Turkmenistan
March 08, 2017
Uzbek President Makes First Official Trip Abroad to Turkmenistan
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev made a two-day visit to Turkmenistan his first official foray abroad.
Uzbek President Makes First Official Trip Abroad to Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan on DHS List of Terrorism Sources
March 01, 2017
Uzbekistan on DHS List of Terrorism Sources
All told, none of the terrorism cases relating to Uzbekistani nationals on American soil have seen any casualties.
Uzbekistan on DHS List of Terrorism Sources
Central Asia Still in the Democratic Doldrums
February 24, 2017
Central Asia Still in the Democratic Doldrums
Democracy seems to be going into a global decline.
Central Asia Still in the Democratic Doldrums
Good News: After 17 Years, Uzbek Journalist Released
February 23, 2017
Good News: After 17 Years, Uzbek Journalist Released
Muhammad Bekjanov was one of the world's longest-imprisoned journalists.
Good News: After 17 Years, Uzbek Journalist Released
Can Kazakhstan Look to Uzbekistan for Economic Dynamism?
February 18, 2017
Can Kazakhstan Look to Uzbekistan for Economic Dynamism?
Central Asia’s borders and Stalin; radio in the region and more; recommended links.
Can Kazakhstan Look to Uzbekistan for Economic Dynamism?
Western Fingerprints on Uzbek Crime Racket
February 03, 2017
Western Fingerprints on Uzbek Crime Racket
Tashkent wants nearly $1 billion in frozen assets back, but the state is complicit in the original corruption.
Western Fingerprints on Uzbek Crime Racket
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