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Roman Catholics of Uzbekistan Celebrate Easter
Tuesday, 22 Apr, 2014 – 11:30 | No Comment
Roman Catholics of Uzbekistan Celebrate Easter

On Easter Eve Catholics of Tashkent and Tashkent Region, as well as from other regions of Uzbekistan gathered in the Catholic Church of Holy Jesus to celebrate one of the greatest holidays of Christianity, Easter. …

Nasiba Abdullaeva delivers Daniel Pearl’s message of tolerance
Tuesday, 4 Dec, 2012 – 11:40 | No Comment
Nasiba Abdullaeva delivers Daniel Pearl’s message of tolerance

On October 5, 2012, the U.S. Embassy Tashkent observed the 11th Daniel Pearl World Music Days featuring Nasiba Abdullaeva, famous Uzbek singer, and Ofarin dance theatre.
This was the third time the U.S. mission to Uzbekistan …

UzA: 20 years of excellent… lies
Wednesday, 29 Feb, 2012 – 17:53 | No Comment
UzA: 20 years of excellent… lies

According to official propaganda, UzA, the primary news agency of Uzbekistan, is not only a source of trusted information about processes going on in the country but an organization that “became a competitve actor in …

The Beam In Your Own Eye
Wednesday, 18 Jan, 2012 – 16:16 | 7 Comments
The Beam In Your Own Eye

“And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thy own eye?”
Matthew 7:3

Official Uzbek media keep downgrading Tajikistan’s Emomali Rahmon regime by reprinting online …

Occupy Uzbek Embassy!
Friday, 6 Jan, 2012 – 17:55 | 2 Comments
Occupy Uzbek Embassy!

On January 3rd, 2012, young activists of Birdamlik Peoples Movement of Uzbekistan protested in front of the Uzbek Embassy in Washington, DC.
“The kids of our family, some of whose parents are not here with them …

Dictators’ mailbox: You’ve Got A Message From Your Fellow ‘Club’ Member
Tuesday, 3 Jan, 2012 – 22:49 | 3 Comments
Dictators’ mailbox: You’ve Got A Message From Your Fellow ‘Club’ Member

Happy New Year’s Mr. Castro! So says Uzbekistan’s strongman president, Islam Karimov. neweurasia’s Abulfazal has some fun with this dreadfully ironic act of diplomacy.

Uzbek newspaper ‘breaks’ the news about riots in Kazakhstan
Friday, 23 Dec, 2011 – 15:17 | No Comment

Uzbek Novosti Uzbekistana (News of Uzbekistan) newspaper has published an article, entitled “Arab Wind Over the Kazakh Steppe” (issue #51 of December 23, 2011).
Author mentions about 15 people killed in riots, as well as emphasizes …

Uzbek tabloid suggests ways to avoid censorship
Wednesday, 21 Dec, 2011 – 21:37 | No Comment
Uzbek tabloid suggests ways to avoid censorship

Almost apolitical and owned by a group totaly loyal to President Karimov and his daughter, the most tabloid of all the Uzbek tabloids and most lovable by housewifes and celebrity news followers, Darakchi magazine gives …

Kim Jong-il and Václav Havel’s deaths: to leave as an inglorious dictator or as a respectable person
Monday, 19 Dec, 2011 – 14:40 | 3 Comments

Today’s news about North Korean ruthless dictator Kim Jong-il’s death, who actually died on Saturday, December 17, came along with news about a death of another world-known political figure, Václav Havel.
Both had their own ways …

Officials vs. Corruption in Uzbekistan: Bees vs. Honey?
Saturday, 3 Dec, 2011 – 2:07 | One Comment

The same day Transparency International issued its annual Corruption Perceptions Index 2011 (CPI) that ranks countries/territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be, and where Uzbekistan is in a group of …