· August, 2013

Stories about Uzbekistan from August, 2013

Kazakhstan: Script Reform Is ‘Hardly Possible at All’

  27 August 2013

As Kazakhstan prepares for a highly controversial shift from Cyrillic script to Latin alphabet, its netizens are keen to note that a similar reform implemented years ago by Uzbekistan has not been very successful. Reflecting on her recent trip to Uzbekistan, Margarita Bocharova writes [ru]: It was also very interesting...

Uzbek Authorities Seek to Control Bloggers

  18 August 2013

The authorities in Uzbekistan are seeking to impose strict controls on the country's bloggers. Alisher Abdugofurov on Registan.net shares his opinion about why this is happening in a society where there are not many bloggers to start with.