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Brothers again: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

Brothers again: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Astana

 Russian and Uzbek PMs to meet in Moscow on March 28

Russian and Uzbek PMs to meet in Moscow on March 28

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will meet with the head of the Uzbek government Abdullah Aripov in Moscow on March 28. "Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Uzbek Prime Minister …

Uzbek president en route to Astana

Uzbek president en route to Astana

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has left the country to pay a state visit to Kazakhstan at the invitation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The current state and prospects of development of the …

Putin congratulates Uzbek President with 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations

Putin congratulates Uzbek President with 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev with a 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations. "During the recent years, Russian-Uzbek ties grew to …

Evgeny Nikolaychuk on Vesti.FM: speaking about ethnic crimes, we should mention drug trafficking

Evgeny Nikolaychuk on Vesti.FM: speaking about ethnic crimes, we should mention drug trafficking

Speaking about the ethnic crimes and whether crime has a nationality, one can not help talking about drug trafficking, the analyst of the news agency Vestnik Kavkaza, Evgeny Nikolaychuk, said during a live broadcast of the …

Oksana Chusovitina: FIG World Cup in Baku is a test for gymnasts

Oksana Chusovitina: FIG World Cup in Baku is a test for gymnasts

Uzbek gymnast, absolute record holder by the number of Olympics she participated in, Olympic champion Oksana Chusovitina, who won another championship at today's FIG World Cup in Artistic Gymnastics in Baku, said in an …

Oksana Chusovitina wins gold medal of FIG World Cup in Baku

Oksana Chusovitina wins gold medal of FIG World Cup in Baku

Uzbekistan’s Oksana Chusovitina won a gold medal in vault of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup in Baku on March 18. Chusovitina’s score was 14.333, Trend reports. Australia’s …

 Berdymuhamedov presents akhalteke horse to Uzbek President

Berdymuhamedov presents akhalteke horse to Uzbek President

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov presented an akhalteke horse to the Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, local media reported. After the talks in Ashkhabad, they visited the horse …

Uzbek President arrives in Turkmenistan

Uzbek President arrives in Turkmenistan

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyaev has arrived in Turkmenistan on his first official foreign trip since taking office in December. Mirziyaev met with the Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov at the Oguzhan …

SCO countries discuss military cooperation

SCO countries discuss military cooperation

Defense Ministries of member states the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) discussed future cooperation in 2018-2019, the Kazakh Defense Ministry said. The main topics of the agenda were the forthcoming meeting of SCO Defense …

Explosion hits chemical plant in Eastern Uzbekistan

Explosion hits chemical plant in Eastern Uzbekistan

An explosion hit chemical plant Farg’onaazot, a producer of nitrogen fertilizers, in the east of Uzbekistan, resulting in several victims, the country's Emergencies Ministry said in a statement. The …

Tashkent and Astana to establish daily flight connection

Tashkent and Astana to establish daily flight connection

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan plan to launch daily flights between the two capitals. It is also is expected to launch a rail connection between Almaty and Tashkent. These issues were on the agenda of the meeting of the Intergovernmental …

 First Tajikistan-Uzbekistan flight in 25 years canceled - media

First Tajikistan-Uzbekistan flight in 25 years canceled - media

The first regular passenger flight from Tajikistan to Uzbekistan in a quarter of a century was canceled on Monday. A flight from Dushanbe to Tashkent by Tajikistan's Somon Air company, scheduled for February 20, was meant to …

Participants of World Cup in Troline Gymnastics and Tumbling praise the organizers

Participants of World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling praise the organizers

Members of delegations from different countries of the world, who arrived in Baku to participate in tomorrow's World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling praised organizers of the event in an interview with correspondents of Vestnik …

 Uzbek Culture and Sports ministry reorganized

Uzbek Culture and Sports ministry reorganized

Uzbekistan's Ministry of Culture and Sports has been reorganized into two separate bodies: the Ministry of Culture and the State Committee on Physical Culture and Sports by a decree of President Shavkat …

Uzbek president#039s visit to Russia scheduled for April

Uzbek president's visit to Russia scheduled for April

Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit Russia in early April, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Azimov said at the 18th meeting of the Uzbekistan-Russia intergovernmental …

Tajikistan and Uzbekistan resume air flights after 25 years

Tajikistan and Uzbekistan resume air flights after 25 years

Air connection between Tajik capital city of Dushanbe and Uzbek capital city of Tashkent was resumed. A technical flight between Dushanbe and Tashkent was carried out on February 10 by Tajik Somon Air’s aircraft, TASS reported …

Kyrgyz restaurant destroyed by fire in Tashkent

Kyrgyz restaurant destroyed by fire in Tashkent

A fire broke out at the Kyrgyz restaurant Manas in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, almost completely destroying it. The Embassy of Kyrgyzstan to Uzbekistan said the fire broke out at 10.30 am local time. The fire was extinguished at 11.30. …

Karimova-Tillyaeva awarded with The Best Award for charity activities

Karimova-Tillyaeva awarded with The Best Award for charity activities

Uzbekistan’s envoy to UNESCO, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva, was awarded with "The Best Award" for her philanthropic activities over many years, as well as her contribution to promoting Uzbekistan’s culture and …

Child labor practice phased out in Uzbekistan

Child labor practice phased out in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has phased out organized child labor, The International Labor Organization said in a status report prepared for the World Bank. It also said that Uzbekistan is making progress in reforms to address risks of forced labor in …

  Two earthquakes hit Uzbekistan

Two earthquakes hit Uzbekistan

An earthquake was registered in Uzbekistan at 9:37 am local time this morning, the Tashkent seismic station reported. The 2-magnitude earthquake hit the capital city with the epicenter measuring 4.9 magnitude. It struck 170 km …

Branches of Russia#039s largest medical centers to be opened in Uzbekistan

Branches of Russia's largest medical centers to be opened in Uzbekistan

Branches of Russia's two leading medical centers, Russian Scientific-Practical Center for Cardiovascular Surgery named after Bakulev and Saint-Petersburg State Medical University named after Pavlov, will be opened in Uzbekistan in the …

Crisis Management Center to be opened in Tashkent

Crisis Management Center to be opened in Tashkent

Tashkent Crisis Management Center (CMC) is going to be built in the capital of Uzbekistan, the Uzbek government informed. CMC will regulate all emergency services of Tashkent and will be the coordinating link for joint actions in …

Tashkent airport named after Islam Karimov

Tashkent airport named after Islam Karimov

Tashkent International Airport was named after the first president of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, corresponding decision was made by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The capital will also …

Thousands of convicts pardoned in Uzbekistan

Thousands of convicts pardoned in Uzbekistan

As many as 39,748 people have been pardoned in Uzbekistan within the execution of the decision on amnesty by the Senate of the Uzbek Parliament, the country’s Ministry of Internal Affairs said. It was previously reported that the …

Kazakh national pleads guilty to planning to join ISIS

Kazakh national pleads guilty to planning to join ISIS

A citizen of Kazakhstan, Akhror Saidakhmetov, has pleaded guilty to charges that he planned to either join the ISIS terrorist group in Syria or shoot police officers in United States, the US Department of Justice said in a …

Gulnara Karimova questioned by Swiss prosecutors

Gulnara Karimova questioned by Swiss prosecutors

The elder daughter of Uzbekistan’s late President Islam Karimov was questioned recently over money-laundering accusations by Swiss …

Uzbekistan: is it perestroika?

Uzbekistan: is it perestroika?

The president-elect requires the region’s value and the strategy towards regional integration

New Uzbek Interior Minister appointed

New Uzbek Interior Minister appointed

Former head of the interior department in Uzbekistan’s Jizzakh region, Abdusalom Azizov, has been appointed to the post of interior minister upon Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s decree. …

Almost all Russia#039s population growth caused by migration

Almost all Russia's population growth caused by migration

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Ukraine has been a major donor for two years, providing more than half of migration gain