Новости по теме Uzbekistan

Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan. ©akorda.kz
Last Soviet boss standing, Kazakh leader still lacks heir

76-year-old Nazarbayev is now the last surviving Soviet-era leader to still be in charge of one of the countries that emerged from the USSR.

Last Soviet boss standing, Kazakh leader still lacks heir
Strongman's death stirs uncertainty in Uzbekistan and region
Strongman's death stirs uncertainty in Uzbekistan and region

The death of Uzbek leader Islam Karimov after 27 years in charge with no clear successor lined up plunges his homeland into uncertainty.

Strongman's death stirs uncertainty in Uzbekistan and region
Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned
Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned

Germany's weightlifting coach has called for seven countries, including Kazakhstan, to be banned from international competition/

Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned
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No work, no trade on empty Silk Road in northern Afghanistan

Hairatan, the only crossing between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan, is an ominous bellwether of economic activity in northern Afghanistan.

No work, no trade on empty Silk Road in northern Afghanistan
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Central Asia strongman regimes challenged by stuttering economy

Now authorities across ex-Soviet Central Asia are facing an unexpected legitimacy test as falling oil prices and Russia's recession.

Central Asia strongman regimes challenged by stuttering economy
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Central Asian countries sign Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation with USA

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the USA have issued the Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation.

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Central Asian countries sign Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation with USA
UN chief calls on Uzbekistan to end forced labour
UN chief calls on Uzbekistan to end forced labour

UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon called on ex-Soviet Uzbekistan to end the practice of forced labour in its strategic cotton sector.

UN chief calls on Uzbekistan to end forced labour
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Russia suspects pasteurellosis as cause of saiga die off in Kazakhstan

Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance has commented on the mass saigas die off in Kazakhstan.

Russia suspects pasteurellosis as cause of saiga die off in Kazakhstan
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Halo Online to be open for Kazakhstani gamers

Halo franchise has made free Halo Online FPS available to Kazakhstan and other former Soviet countries.

Halo Online to be open for Kazakhstani gamers
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Nazarbayev congratulates Uzbek leader on being re-elected

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated Islam Karimov on being re-elected President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Nazarbayev congratulates Uzbek leader on being re-elected
Uzbekistan president set for win in predictable poll
Uzbekistan president set for win in predictable poll

Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov looked certain to claim victory in presidential polls.

Uzbekistan president set for win in predictable poll
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Kazakhstani fighter Tleuov wins MMA tournament

The Royal Plaza Alash Pride vol.3 international tournament in mixed martial arts has ended in Kapshagai near Kazakhstan's Almaty.

Kazakhstani fighter Tleuov wins MMA tournament
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International MMA tournament kicks off in Kazakhstan

MMA RPAP vol.3 international tournament has opened on February 20 in Kapshagay, a town near Almaty in Kazakhstan.

International MMA tournament kicks off in Kazakhstan
Islam Karimov and Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo courtesy of the press service of the Presidental Palace
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Eurasian Union

Two biggest Central Asian economies may become competitors if both are in the Eurasian Economic Union. For now, as Uzbek President expresses disinterest in joining the union, the bilateral cooperation and ties are strengthening.

Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Eurasian Union
Berik Abdrakhmanov  vs Hurshid Tojibaev in Astana, Kazakhstan. Photo ©AIBA Pro Boxing 2015
First ticket to Rio Olympics for Kazakhstan: Berik Abdrakhmanov wins AIBA Pro Boxing in lightweight division

Kazakhstani boxer Berik Abdrakhmanov won the AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) Inaugural Title, an ultimate ticket to the Rio Olympics, in a fight against Uzbek boxer Hurshid Tojibaev in Astana, Kazakhstan.

First ticket to Rio Olympics for Kazakhstan: Berik Abdrakhmanov wins AIBA Pro Boxing in lightweight division
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov. ©turkist.org
Uzbekistan will never join any union that resembles Soviet Union: Islam Karimov

Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov said Uzbekistan would never join a union that resembles the former Soviet Union and would never return into the Soviet Union era again.

Uzbekistan will never join any union that resembles Soviet Union: Islam Karimov
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Kazakhstan's Majilis ratifies amendments to Water Convention

The lower chamber of Kazakhstan’s Parliament - the Majilis - has ratified a draft bill on Amendments to Articles 25 and 26 of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes.

Kazakhstan's Majilis ratifies amendments to Water Convention
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Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan - primary interests for US in Central Asia

Prominent Kazakh political scientist Dosym Satpayev speaks of the interests the United States has in Central Asia.

Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan - primary interests for US in Central Asia
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Kazakhstan hosts SCO heads of governments meeting

Kazakhstan hosted the meeting of the heads of governments of SCO member states in Astana yesterday.

Kazakhstan hosts SCO heads of governments meeting
Russia charms Uzbekistan with massive debt writeoff
Russia charms Uzbekistan with massive debt writeoff

Russia's President agreed to write off most of the debt owed by Uzbekistan in an apparent bid to steer the Central Asian country towards joining the Eurasian Economic Union.

Russia charms Uzbekistan with massive debt writeoff