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Oymo-2014
Written by , Monday, 28 Jul, 2014 – 13:03 | No Comment

Opening of IX International Festival of craft and culture “Oymo-2014″ was held in Bishkek. More than 150 craftsmen from different countries took part in the event. Read the full story »

Olga Fedina: Fleeting Confrontments
Written by , Friday, 25 Jul, 2014 – 18:02 | No Comment

NewEurasia publishes the works of the winners of the “Exit Permit” Visual Arts Awards of Central Asia, which was completed on July 14. More results are available on the contest website.

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Relisa Granovskaya: A Ghost of the Uranium Town
Written by , Friday, 25 Jul, 2014 – 17:53 | No Comment

NewEurasia publishes the works of the winners of the “Exit Permit” Visual Arts Awards of Central Asia, which was completed on July 14. More results are available on the website of the contest.

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Hard Rock Cafe set to open in Almaty, Kazakhstan!
Written by , Friday, 25 Jul, 2014 – 17:47 | No Comment

On thursday, Antonio Bautista Vice President of Hard Rock International for Europe and Asia, announced at a press conference that Hard Rock Cafe will be coming soon for the first time to the cultural capital of Kazakhstan – Almaty as well as Central Asia! Read the full story »

The “Exit Permit” competition is happy to announce it’s winners!
Written by , Friday, 18 Jul, 2014 – 13:34 | No Comment

The Organizers of the Central Asian visual arts competition the “Exit Permit” are happy to announce the winners!

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Hamm – a city blessed by the Goddess with the “eyes of love”
Written by , Thursday, 17 Jul, 2014 – 14:46 | No Comment

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Kyrgyzstan: environmental action to save snow leopard
Written by , Wednesday, 16 Jul, 2014 – 13:59 | No Comment

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Parliament vs. Kumtor: summer break before new round?
Written by , Tuesday, 15 Jul, 2014 – 10:13 | No Comment

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Memory in a glass cube: an unusual monument in Samara city
Written by , Monday, 14 Jul, 2014 – 22:18 | No Comment

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The Culture of Sugar: Divide et Impera
Written by , Monday, 7 Jul, 2014 – 8:56 | No Comment

Few days ago neweurasia reported about sugar deficit in Uzbekistan. Let me inform you, that this artificial deficit is not about to stop even at +40 heat for a few weeks, if not months, to come.

Instead of selling sugar for its regular price, UZS 2,500-3,000, authorities prefer having huge queues, crying babies, spontaneous fights among buyers and policemen to control the order. Why would authorities hire policemen to control the process of selling of this particular product? Is it a part of their creating-new-jobs-state-program?

neweurasia sources accross the country report that in the Fergana Valley (Fergana, Andijan, Namangan regions of Uzbekistan) sugar price for a kilo is not less than UZS 6,000, while in Surkhandarya the price is almost 7,000. One ‘advantage’ though: you won’t need to spend your time waiting — just go buy as much as you want.

In Tashkent, people start queue fights with each other to make sure they get to buy sugar. You should see a crime scene: male or female in a fight, babies’ loud cry, police’s efforts to use authority to stop this nightmare… Read the full story »