Stories about Uzbekistan from April, 2007
Uzbek has been written with four different alphabets over the last century, and the government of Uzbekistan has been trying to make the transition from Cyrillic to Latin for many years. Beyond The River discusses an article on the coexistence of the two alphabets and the importance of still knowing...
Near|Abroad discusses the European Union's new diplomacy plans for engaging Central Asia.
Sue Sypko discusses how photographs taken by Russian Imperial and Soviet photographers communicate different meanings.
Bonnie Boyd compares cotton cultivation practices in Uzbekistan with those in other parts of the world and sees much room for improvement.
Registan.net reports on a speech given by Uzbekistan's ambassador to the United States in Seattle last week.
At neweurasia, Nick reports how embattled World Bank head Paul Wolfowitz has impacted Uzbekistan during his tenure by sticking to his anticorruption beliefs and refusing to release funds.
Bonnie Boyd writes that since 1991, there has been more hot air than progress on saving the Aral Sea.
Bonnie Boyd continues with her series of posts on the Aral Sea, this time focusing on the healt impacts of the sea's disappearance, most of which are heavily concentrated in the Karakalpakistan region of Uzbekistan.
Bonnie Boyd discusses how Soviet irrigation policies led to the depletion of the Aral Sea.
At neweurasia, Marianna argues that NGOs need to develop a culture of giving across Central Asia and the Caucasus to encourage local corporate support of the work that NGOs do.
Bonnie Boyd begins a series of posts on the Aral Sea by discussing how we calculate the cost of the sea's loss.
neweurasia interviews well known American Central Asia scholar Martha Brill Olcott.
Bonnie Boyd reports on how climate change affects Central Asia.
Siberian Light links to neweurasia‘s stories on the Russian Germans and ethnic Russians living in Central Asia.