Monday, October 20, 2014

Latest Uzbekistan News

U.S. Having 'Stern' Talks With Baku

A U.S. State Department official says the United States has engaged in "stern conversations" with Azerbaijani officials about crackdowns on rights organizations in the Caucasus country. More

Militant Leader Killed In North Afghanistan

A leader of the Jundullah militant group has reportedly been killed in northern Afghanistan More

Uzbek PM Says $1 Billion Of Textile Products Exported In 2014

Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyaev says his country has exported $1 billion worth of textile products this year and that he expects international sales to grow. More

Two Central Asian Migrant Workers Killed In Moscow

Two Central Asian migrant workers -- from Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan -- were found stabbed to death in Moscow on October 12. More

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian in Minsk

Armenia Signs Up To Russian-Led Union

President Serzh Sarkisian signed the agreement to join the Eurasian Economic Union at a meeting of regional heads of state in the Belarus' capital, Minsk, on October 10. More

More Uzbekistan News

Latest Blog Posts

Central Asia Turning To Civilian Militias To Shore Up Border Security

Two Central Asian countries are taking an extreme step to strengthen security along their borders, but the move is more likely to add to tensions already present along their ill-defined common frontiers, particularly in the Ferghana Valley. More

Does IS Pose A Threat To Central Asia?

The recent announcement of support for Islamic State (IS) by the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) has given rise to media speculation in Central Asia over the threat of IS to the region. More
Blog Archive

Features & Commentary

Video Comedy Troupe Too Risque For Uzbek Stage

Million is one of the top comedy acts in Uzbekistan, with sold-out performances and thousands of adoring fans. But the authorities have banned the troupe after it failed to clean up its act.

Photogallery Interview: Karimova House-Arrest Pics Show 'What Happens Every Day'

Locksley Ryan, Gulnara Karimova's London-based spokesman, discusses his recent release of photographs showing the Uzbek president's daughter under house arrest.

Uzbek Bondholders Feel Short-Changed

Uzbekistan is redeeming government bonds issued when the country was just stepping out on its own. But on seeing the payoff, investors are feeling like the government walked all over them.
More Articles

About RFE/RL's Uzbek Service

Radio Ozodlik is one of the only sources of reliable news and information for people in Uzbekistan. The country remains one of the most repressive in the world in terms of media freedom and human rights issues.

Subscribe In English

Subscribe to Central Asia Report

to a weekly update of news, features, and analysis on Central Asia.

Most Popular