IWPR Articles

IWPR holds regular trainings for students and journalists from across Central Asia, with their materials published in Russian and national languages on the analytical platform CABAR.asia and in English for international readers on iwpr.net . Articles by IWPR reporters cover current events andsignificant trends that affect the lives of people in the whole Central Asian region.

Uzbekistan Hopes to Solve the Football Crisis Through Bookmakers

Uzbekistan’s authorities again permitted the bookmaker activities banned 14 years ago. Thus, the authorities are going to liquidate illegal betting and develop Uzbek football.
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30.01.20
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What Will 2019 be Remembered for by Central Asian Countries?

The year of 2019 was very intensive for Central Asian states. Let’s remember the most important events of the departing year according to the materials of CABAR.asia journalists.

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27.12.19
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Parliamentary Elections in Uzbekistan: No Political Reforms to Expect

The recent elections in Uzbekistan have not changed the situation, but demonstrated the liberalization level in Uzbekistan, as experts say. (more…)

26.12.19
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Pensions in Central Asia: Struggling for Survival (infographics)

65.6 million people live in the four countries of Central Asia, including 7.8 million pensioners. In other words, every eighth resident of Central Asia is on pension. 

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25.11.19
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“Go Against National Mentality.” Why Uzbek Artists Are Leaving Abroad?

The conservative regulating organisation, Uzbekkoncert, of Uzbekistan is being accused of the outflow of young talented people abroad in search of an independent scene.
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19.11.19
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The nascent market of IT startups in Uzbekistan: “Nobody says it will be easy”

 

The market of technological entrepreneurship in Uzbekistan is only starting to emerge. However, despite the problems facing the sector, local experts are confident that in the next two years the country will become the leader in the IT sphere among the Central Asian countries.
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Uzbekistan Returns 65 Children from Iraq

The state thus demonstrates that citizens who return voluntarily can count at least on fair justice, according to experts.

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Unaffordable Education: Only One of 10 Applicants Can Be Admitted to Uzbek Universities

This year universities have extended only 110,095 quotas, while over a million of applicants have applied for universities.

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Uzbekistan Increases Penalties for Animal Cruelty

The penalty for killing, maiming and torturing is up to 70 dollars.

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10.07.19
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Why European Union Makes Afghanistan and Central Asia Closer?

Brussels places priority of security and peaceful Afghanistan as part of the new strategy of the European Union on interaction with the region.
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02.07.19
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IWPR research: social networks are an important source of news in Uzbekistan

On February 24 in Tashkent, IWPR presented the results of research on how in Central Asia they read, watch and listen to the news on the Internet...

cabar.asia 24.03.20
IWPR Held a Presentation at the University of Central Asia

The representative office of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in Central Asia (IWPR CA) took part in an informational and educational meeting of employers with students of the Unive..

cabar.asia 17.03.20
Bank Loans for Business Were Discussed at IWPR Round Table in Dushanbe

The problems of access to the bank loans for small and medium enterprises were discussed at a round table hosted by IWPR Tajikistan in Dushanbe...

cabar.asia 06.03.20