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Chodieva, the daughter of an Uzbek mining oligarch, was born in Moscow, where she lived until she was sixteen. She moved to Belgium, attended an international school, and followed this with a law degree at the University of Southampton.
SWIFT announces today that the financial community in Turkmenistan has signed up to use its Know Your Customer (KYC) Registry, a centralised repository...
Astana - The Astana Arlans, the two-time World Series Boxing (WSB) winner, has started the franchise's new season with two impressive victories - 3-2 over the Russian Patriots in Moscow and 4-1 at home in Taldyqorghan over the Uzbek Tigers.
The first regular scheduled flight between Uzbekistan and Dushanbe in 25 years was unexpectedly nixed on February 20 in an embarrassing anticlimax after weeks of anticipation.
DUSHANBE: What would have been the first regular passenger flight from Tajikistan to Uzbekistan in a quarter of a century was cancelled abruptly on Monday, leaving the ex-Soviet Central Asian nations' rapprochement in doubt.
Any musician or singer in Uzbekistan hoping to make a living on their stage has had for years to contend with the all-important parastatal Uzbeknavo performance agency.
Uzbekistan is likely to turn into one of the cleanest countries in the region in a couple of years, earning on seemingly useless waste as it plans to build series of recycling plants for efficient consumption, management of the solid waste throughout ...
Uzbekistan had teetered on in a state of uncertainty when it lost the only leader it had known for decades. But the nation didn't slide into disorder - 89 percent of Uzbekistan's voters elected the 59-year-old Mirziyoyev for a five-year term on Dec. 4.
Can Uzbekistan Save Kazakhstan? Mark Horton, the IMF's mission chief for Kazakhstan, told bne Intellinews' Naubet Bisenov in an interview this week that Astana can't reply on high oil prices or strong demand from the country's usual major trading ...
Things are going from bad to worse for Uzbekistan's anticorruption whistleblower with a court ordering his confinement to a pretrial detention facility pending criminal hearings into corruption.
New Delhi, Feb 16 The Delhi Commission for women has summoned Delhi police for alleged inaction in a complaint of sexual harassment at a beggar home by ...
The governments of Uzbekistan and Russia plan to sign two agreements in the field of labor migration in April, RIA Novosti reported referring to a representative ...
On one side of the barbed-wire fence: the beautiful Fergana Valley of Uzbekistan, with its fallow winter fields of wheat and rice, ancient Silk Road palaces, snow-smeared mountains, and teahouses.
India will host Uzbekistan in April at the Karnataka State Lawn tennis Association at Bengaluru for their next Asia Oceania group I Davis Cup tie, PTI reported.
India will face Uzbekistan in the second round of the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I tie in Bengaluru from April 7-9, the All India tennis Association (AITA) announced on Thursday.
(Washington, DC) - A recent report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) confirms the scope and systematic nature of forced labor of Uzbek citizens during Uzbekistan's 2016 cotton harvest, the Cotton Campaign said today. But the Uzbek ...
But at Cafe Lily, a restaurant in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, run by Uzbeks of Korean descent, it comes in a great heap, a shovel's worth of forest floor.
The founder of Uzbekistan's first privately run bank has been released from jail after 19 years of a sentence that was, rights advocates say, arbitrarily extended.
A pioneering Uzbek banker who was widely seen as a political prisoner has been released after serving his 19-year sentence.
Tashkent, February 15. /TASS/. President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has scheduled a state visit to Russia for early April, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Azimov said at the 18th session of the Uzbek-Russian Intergovernmental ...
This was announced during the 18th session of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation between Uzbekistan and Russia, which began in Tashkent on Wednesday.
companies in Uzbekistan have signed agreements worth US$74 million to supply fresh and processed agricultural products while attending the International exhibition of food, drinks and raw materials PRODEXPO-2017, which was held in Moscow, Russia, ...
The government of Uzbekistan wants the money returned, arguing it has imprisoned everyone who was responsible for orchestrating the illicit payments.
Uzbek entrepreneur Olim Sulaimanov speaking in a facebook video address posted on February 11 in which he speaks about his latest run-ins with prosecutors.
In this episode of Postcards we go shopping in the ancient city of Bukhara in Uzbekistan. Key facts about Uzbekistan: It's in Central Asia, with neighbours including Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan & Tajikistan; With a population of more than 30 ...
It is a portion of the proceeds from a complex bribery scheme involving high-level Uzbek government officials, who sold access to the country's telecommunications market to foreign companies.
Almost two-thirds of Uzbekistan's total population of 32 million live in rural areas and the government faces a challenge in providing employment for hundreds of thousands who have returned from Russia over the last few years due to economic problems ...
President Shavkat Mirziyaev has postponed by nearly four years a plan to introduce visa-free travel in Uzbekistan for citizens from 27 other countries.
On August 29, 2016, the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, suffered a cerebral hemorrhage. Four days later, the country lost its first and only president.
Uzbekistan's film licensing body has stopped the release of a homegrown movie because it doesn't feature Morgan Freeman.
The first-ever flight from the newly independent former Soviet republic of Uzbekistan landed at Sharjah International Airport.
A plane carrying paying customers, officials and reporters completed the first commercial flight between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan for the first time in 25 years, signaling a hopeful new chapter in the two countries' often-strained relations.
PUTRAJAYA: A Penang-based prostitution syndicate, which included Uzbek women as among its 'offerings', was smashed by the Immigration Department in an operation in George Town last night.
Bailiffs in Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent in January confiscated a car from Seventh-day Adventist pastor Andrei Ten because he did not pay an August 2016 fine for giving religious books away.
Nasimov, the director of Sacred Desire, has carved out a career as the creator of some of Uzbek cinema's most ideologically pro-government movies.
Officials in Uzbekistan are looking into ways of developing a domestic innovation sector and create the country's own version of silicon Valley.
A passenger jet has made the first commercial flight from Tajikistan to Uzbekistan in 25 years, months after the new Uzbek president vowed to improve ties with ...
The release of an Uzbek action movie has been blocked for using images of US actor Morgan Freeman in its advertising, even though he doesn't appear in the ...
Chances are that anyone who has followed developments in Uzbekistan for the past two decades has heard of Elena Urlaeva. But for those who have not, or those who might not know her so well, we'd like to share with you a bit about the courageous woman ...
America's biggest automaker GM wants to come back to the Russian low-budget car market, but it may need to rebrand its vehicles and deliver them via ...
Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received Feb. 8 an Uzbek delegation led by the country's Foreign Minister Abdulaziz ...
Kuwait, Feb 8 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received Uzbekistan's Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, and his accompanying delegation at BAYAN Palace on Wednesday. First Deputy Prime ...
The total volume of investments of Uzbek insurers amounted to 867.547 billion soums ($1=3294.74 soums on Feb. 8) in 2016, that is, by 19.3 percent more compared to 2015, the country's finance Ministry told Trend Feb. 8. According to the ministry, a ...
Uzbekistan is introducing a new road development programme. The majority of the necessary funding for the work is being provided by the World Bank (WB).
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev by his decree has approved the action strategy on priority areas of the country's development for 2017-2021, the Uzbek media reported Feb. 8. The action strategy will be implemented in five stages, and each ...
Uzbekistan, a major cotton producing country has set a task to process all cotton produced in the country into textiles by 2020, as against 40 per cent of the cotton that is processed currently, and just 7 per cent in 1991.
Officials in Uzbekistan are reportedly looking into ways of developing a domestic innovation sector and create the country's own silicon Valley.
The son of a fabled slain Uzbek militant commander has been luring Uzbek men in northern Afghanistan to join the so-called Islamic State group, officials in the northern province of Sar-e-Pul told VOA.
Uzbek jihadi Abou Rafik, the commander of "Malhama tactical" consulting company, wass killed in a Russian airstrike last night in Idlib city, according to opposition sources.





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