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Reform of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Uzbekistan: Will Expectations Come True?

“From time to time, negative incidents related to the activities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, such as the use of torture, beatings and frequent cases of corruption in the ranks of the internal affairs bodies, only strengthen the negative attitude of ordinary citizens towards their “defenders”, mentions Farkhod Mirzabaev, an independent analyst, participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Tashkent.

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The Third Decade of Independence: How Fast Does the Central Asian Population Grow?

CABAR.asia 18.08.20

During the past 10 years, the population of Central Asia has been increasing by an average of one million people annually. Despite the low living standards and high mortality rate in some countries, experts predict the further growth of the region’s population.

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“Rented As a Furniture”. The Migrants from Central Asia Are the Majority of Those Enslaved in Russia

CABAR.asia 10.08.20

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis, experts predict a new wave of the forced labor slavery in Russia. (more…)

Online Petitions in Central Asia: How Do They Work?

CABAR.asia 07.08.20

In 2019 and early 2020, about 90 petitions from Central Asian countries were published on the popular platform Change.org. (more…)

“Uzbekistan Has Opened up to the World”. Has the Country Been Closed?

Farkhod Tolipov 28.07.20

«The closeness or closure of Uzbekistan is essentially a new false stereotype that appeared under the influence of the huge impressions of the large-scale reforms that were initiated with the coming to power of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev,» mentioned Farhod Tolipov, director of the non-state scientific institution “Caravan of Knowledge” (Караван знаний), in an article, written specifically for CABAR.asia.

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The Rural Clubs’ Current Condition in Uzbekistan

CABAR.asia 18.07.20

Residents of Uzbek rural areas lack cultural centers.

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Photoreport: Quarantine Is Back in Tashkent

CABAR.asia 10.07.20

The special republican commission for countering the spread of coronavirus in Uzbekistan decided to strengthen quarantine restrictions from July 1. (more…)

Uzbekistan: COVID-19 Tests Agricultural Sector To the Limit

CABAR.asia 23.06.20

The agricultural sector of Uzbekistan employs 44 per cent of national workforce, this sphere makes 17.6 per cent of the national GDP. (more…)

Aviation Reforms in Uzbekistan: New Yet Old?

Bakhrom Radjabov 12.06.20

“If the government of Uzbekistan truly wished to liberalize the aviation industry, it needs to renounce the support for the national air carrier,” said political economist Bakhrom Radjabov in an article just for CABAR.asia. (more…)

Uzbekistan Gradually Lifts Quarantine. Residents Complain About Slow Pace

CABAR.asia 05.06.20

Uzbek authorities are gradually lifting quarantine restrictions, despite new cases of COVID-19 infection. They decided to revive the economy before it is too late. (more…)