· May, 2007

Stories about Uzbekistan from May, 2007

Uzbekistan: Prohibition's Consequences

  30 May 2007

Tolkun Umaraliev posts that restrictions on the sale of hard alcohol in Uzbekistan is driving sales underground and spurring some to instead drink beer.

Uzbekistan: Victory or Memorial Day

23 May 2007

At neweurasia, Kamron (as translated by Tolkun Umaraliev) shares his feelings on the Uzbek government's change of May 9th from Victory Day to Remembrance Day.

Uzbekistan: Pop Politics

  19 May 2007

Registan.net discusses an Uzbek pop star's anger at the daughter of the country's president. The singer believes that her fame is being used by the president's daughter to build up a bid for the presidency later this year.

Uzbekistan: Activist Released

  10 May 2007

neweurasia says that Uzbek human rights activist Umida Niyazova has been released shortly after she was convicted of illegally crossing the border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan: Border Zone

8 May 2007

neweurasia reports that the Uzbek government will soon evict people from homes on the border with Kyrgyzstan to create a buffer zone between the two countries.

Uzbekistan: Simple Plov

  4 May 2007

The Uzbek and Central Asian Cooking blog posts a simple recipe for plov, Uzbekistan's national dish.