· February, 2010

Stories about Uzbekistan from February, 2010

Uzbekistan: President Karimov's thoughts about media

  13 February 2010

Recently President Karimov again mentioned about leading role of mass-media in Uzbekistan. Considering sensitivity of this issue and increasing cases of pressure on independent journalists (i.e. thos who don’t work in the official media), Uzbek leader called local media toothless, reports Vesti.uz [RU]. According to Islam Karimov, today’s conditions have...

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan: A row on the border

  13 February 2010

Alpharabius reports on a border incident between Uzbek border guards and Tajik servicemen, which almost led to a gunfire, and wonders could an alleged attempt to steal a cow provoke an armed conflict.