Stories about Uzbekistan from December, 2005
neweurasia takes a look at 2005 in Central Asia, declaring China the all-around winner in the region.
David Walther reports on the cost of freedom in Uzbekistan..
Registan.net carries a guest essay from an Uzbek professor who argues that so long as Islam Karimov rules the country, there is no hope for for a better life.
Nick reports on efforts by some to enact an embargo on Uzbek cotton at neweurasia.
Vseuznii Blog has an example of creative marketing in the Uzbek ISP business. (Link in Russian, but photo text is in English.)
neweurasia reports on Uzbek-Kazakh border disputes.
Vseuzniy Blog has photos and a short report (in Russian) on new gas shortages in Tashkent. (Background on the situation in English can be found at Registan.net)