Uzbekistan

Country Uzbekistan
Capital Tashkent
Continent Asia
Currency Uzbekistan som(UZS)
Languages Uzbek & Karakalpak

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Introduction

Russia conquered the territory of present-day Uzbekistan in the late 19th century. Stiff resistance to the Red Army after the Boshevik Revolution was eventually suppressed and a socialist republic established in 1924. During the Soviet era, intensive production of "white gold" (cotton) and grain led to overuse of agrochemicals and the depletion of water supplies, which have left the land poisoned and the Aral Sea and certain rivers half dry. Independent since 1991, the country seeks to gradually lessen its dependence on agriculture while developing its mineral and petroleum reserves. Current concerns include terrorism by Islamic militants, economic stagnation, and the curtailment of human rights and democratization.

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Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
Uzbekistan - CIA World Fact Book
Uzbekistan - BBC
Uzbekistan - Timeline - BBC

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Turkey vows to strengthen ties with Uzbekistan - Anadolu Agency - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency

Turkey vows to strengthen ties with Uzbekistan - Anadolu Agency
Anadolu Agency
Foreign Minister Cavusoglu says in Uzbek capital: Turkey hopes to enhance relations based on mutual respect and equality - Anadolu Agency.
Turkey 'alarmed' why President of Uzbekistan hasn't still visited ...AKIpress (press release) (subscription)

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Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Uzbekistan ... - Radio Pakistan (press release)

Radio Pakistan (press release)

Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Uzbekistan ...
Radio Pakistan (press release)
President Mamnoon Hussain has called for the establishment of display centers in Uzbekistan for the better showcasing and exports of Pakistani products to the ...
President Mamnoon calls for increasing Pakistan-Uzbekistan ...DND (press release) (blog)

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Vishu advances; Balaji and Shahbaz lose in Uzbekistan - Punjab News Express

Vishu advances; Balaji and Shahbaz lose in Uzbekistan
Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Indians had a mixed fourtune in the $ 25,000 ITF Men's Futures Tennis Tournament in Karshi (Uzbekistan). Seventh seeded Vishnu Vardhan took 62 minutes to dispose of the challenge of qualifier Timur Khabibulin of Kazkhstan 6-3, 6-2 in the ...



Uzbekistan gets new high-speed electric train - AzerNews

AzerNews

Uzbekistan gets new high-speed electric train
AzerNews
Uzbekistan Railways JSC received another new high-speed electric train produced by Spanish Patentes Talgo, S.A., Uzbekistan Railways JSC said. According to the company, each of the two trains is designed to carry 287 passengers. Uzbekistan Railways ...

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Uzbekistan submits new climate action plan to UN - Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Uzbekistan submits new climate action plan to UN
Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy
Uzbekistan has submitted its new climate action plan to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) means there is near universal participation of countries in the Paris climate ...

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ADB Approves $80 Million for Uzbekistan Railway Electrification - The FINANCIAL

The FINANCIAL

ADB Approves $80 Million for Uzbekistan Railway Electrification
The FINANCIAL
The FINANCIAL -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an $80 million loan for the electrification of 145 kilometers (km) of railway in Uzbekistan, linking the cities of Pap, Namangan, and Andijan. The electrified track is part of the Central ...



Uzbekistan, Palestine mull prospects of co-op development - Trend News Agency

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Uzbekistan, Palestine mull prospects of co-op development
Trend News Agency
Uzbekistan's Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and Palestinian Deputy Foreign Minister Mazen Shamiyah discussed the current state and prospects of ...
Uzbekistan, Palestine review cooperation - AKIpress News AgencyAKIpress (press release) (subscription)
Turkish FM to visit UzbekistanAzerNews
New Uzbek President Courts Moscow During State Visit - JamestownThe Jamestown Foundation
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ADB Approves $80 Million for Uzbekistan Railway Electrification - The FINANCIAL

The FINANCIAL

ADB Approves $80 Million for Uzbekistan Railway Electrification
The FINANCIAL
The FINANCIAL -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an $80 million loan for the electrification of 145 kilometers (km) of railway in Uzbekistan, ...

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Uzbekistan, Tajikistan ink documents worth $50M - AzerNews

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan ink documents worth $50M
AzerNews
Two Central Asian nations Uzbekistan and Tajikistan- signed memorandums, agreements and contracts worth over $50 million following the first national exhibition of industrial enterprises of Uzbekistan and a business forum held in Dushanbe on April ...



Uzbekistan's Test For Wannabe Labor Migrants Sparks Controversy - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Uzbekistan's Test For Wannabe Labor Migrants Sparks Controversy
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
An effort to present Uzbek migrant laborers in the best light possible to their South Korean hosts has cost a high-level official his job. Foreign Migration Agency ...

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