Stories about Uzbekistan from June, 2006
Standing at the edge of the abyss close to Kyrgyzstan's Pik Lenin, let's not waste any time to present you the highlights from two weeks of online conversation from Central Asia and the Caucasus. Armenia: Onnik Krikorian posts another one of his indispensable roundups from the Armenian blogosphere on his...
Vilhelm Konnander reacts to last week's release of video footage from last year's uprising in Andijon, Uzbekistan.
Registan.net has a survey of literature from and about Central Asia.
neweurasia carries a report from an anonymous Tashkent resident on the Uzbek government's centralization of civil society.
Nick of neweurasia discusses the release of a longer video showing the events of the Andijon uprising and what it means for interpretations of the day's events.
Registan.net questions the usefulness of calls to prosecute Uzbek officials for human rights violations using Germany's courts’ universal jurisdiction over such matters.
neweurasia writes on cars as social, political, and economic indicators in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
Ben Paarmann discusses the latest round in the wrangling over Coca-Cola in Uzbekistan. The country's bottling company was formerly owned by the former son-in-law of the country's president, and the former owner is now suing Coca-Cola for not backing him when the Uzbek government took his stake in the country...
The Pamirs in sight, Kyrgyzstan Welcome to the latest roundup of the Central Asian and Caucasian blogosphere, brought to you bi-weekly by neweurasia. This edition reaches you from sunny Berlin, where the World Cup is in full swing (making this roundup inevitably brief). Unfortunately, the Azeri blogosphere is still underrepresented...
Registan.net writes about pressures on Turkmen musical traditions in Afghanistan and the influence of Western pop and hip-hop on music throughout Central Asia.
neweurasia reports on the recent large number of closures of NGOs in Uzbekistan.