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Section: The Times of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

      Weekly Digest of Central Asia
      Jan16

      Weekly Digest of Central Asia

      BISHKEK (TCA) — The Publisher’s note: Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, Central Asia was the scene of intense geopolitical struggle and the Great Game between the British and Russian Empires, and later between the Soviet Union and the West, over Afghanistan and neighboring territories. Into the 21st century, Central Asia has become...

      Weekly Digest of Central Asia
      Jan09

      Weekly Digest of Central Asia

      BISHKEK (TCA) — The Publisher’s note: Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, Central Asia was the scene of intense geopolitical struggle and the Great Game between the British and Russian Empires, and later between the Soviet Union and the West, over Afghanistan and neighboring territories. Into the 21st century, Central Asia has become...

      Milestone urea production begins at Uzbekistan’s new, $985 million industrial complex
      Jan05

      Milestone urea production begins at Uzbekistan’s new, $985 million industrial complex

      TASHKENT (TCA) — Joint Stock Company Uzkimyosanoat on January 5 announced urea production has begun at the new, US$985 million ammonia and urea production complex at JSC Navoiyazot in Uzbekistan. JSC Navoiyazot is one of Uzbekistan’s largest chemical plants and produces mineral fertilizers by processing natural gas. Construction of the new,...

      Russia sentences fugitive Kazakh banker Ablyazov in absentia to 15 years
      Dec29

      Russia sentences fugitive Kazakh banker Ablyazov in absentia to 15 years

      NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — A Russian court has sentenced Mukhtar Ablyazov, the fugitive former head of Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank and an opposition politician, to 15 years in prison in absentia on embezzlement charges he has denied, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reported. The Moscow Tagansky District Court handed down the sentence on December 29 after...

      Weekly Digest of Central Asia
      Dec19

      Weekly Digest of Central Asia

      BISHKEK (TCA) — The Publisher’s note: Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, Central Asia was the scene of intense geopolitical struggle and the Great Game between the British and Russian Empires, and later between the Soviet Union and the West, over Afghanistan and neighboring territories. Into the 21st century, Central Asia has become...

      Uzbekistan reaffirms its commitment to fight corruption
      Dec04

      Uzbekistan reaffirms its commitment to fight corruption

      TASHKENT (TCA) — In the run-up to International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uzbekistan and national partners including the National Council on Anticorruption, Anti-corruption Agency and the Academy of the Prosecutor General’s Office, are presenting the joint achievements made and...

      USAID’s 10th annual Central Asia Trade Forum kicks off virtually
      Nov17

      USAID’s 10th annual Central Asia Trade Forum kicks off virtually

      BISHKEK (TCA) — On November 16, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the tenth annual Central Asia Trade Forum, an international event promoting regional trade and connectivity across Central Asia and beyond. This year’s five-day virtual event includes 100 speakers and 4,000 registered participants representing 39...

      OSCE supports conference in Uzbekistan on contemporary military conflicts and ways to prevent them
      Nov10

      OSCE supports conference in Uzbekistan on contemporary military conflicts and ways to prevent them

      TASHKENT (TCA) — The OSCE-supported international conference “Contemporary military conflicts and ways to prevent them” was held on November 4 and 5 in a blended format at the Academy of the Armed Forces of Uzbekistan. The conference provided a platform for exchanging views and experiences on international and regional security...

      Kazakhstan: Opposition activist convicted on extremism charges
      Nov03

      Kazakhstan: Opposition activist convicted on extremism charges

      NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — A court in Kazakhstan’s northern city of Petropavl has found an opposition activist guilty of participating in the activities of “an extremist group” and sentenced him to one year of freedom limitation — a sentence with parole-like restrictions, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reported. The Petropavl City Court...

      Kazakhstan to reduce international flights from October 26
      Oct21

      Kazakhstan to reduce international flights from October 26

      NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — Kazakhstan will reduce the number of international flights from next Monday, October 26, to reduce imported COVID-19 cases, the press service of Kazakhstan’s prime minister said in a statement late on October 19. Besides inbound passengers by air and land borders, international transport drivers are required to provide a...