Uzbekistan

Emerging Europe strong on women’s economic opportunities but dragged down by low pensions

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow February 24, 2021

Different retirement ages for men and women lead to lower pensions for women despite reforms in 2019-2020, says World Bank report.

Lukoil ‘demonstrates worth to Uzbekistan as it takes on hard to recover gas challenge’

Alisher Kalandarov in Tashkent February 23, 2021

Russian giant, now sixth largest taxpayer in Central Asian country, has stepped up its cooperation with Tashkent.

Russia’s Megafon enters Uzbek telecoms market in $100mn joint venture with Ucell

Ben Aris in Berlin February 10, 2021

Leading Russian telecoms company MegaFon has set up a joint venture, Digital Holding, with Uzbekistan’s biggest mobile phone company Ucell and will invest $100mn to enter the country’s telecoms market.

Perspectives: Uzbekistan rising as Central Asian integration catalyst

Eurasianet February 8, 2021

China will play a decisive role in anointing Central Asia’s leader.

CAUCASUS BLOG : What can Biden offer the Caucasus and Stans, all but forgotten about by Trump?

bne IntelIiNews January 19, 2021

Unlike his predecessor, the new US president will at least take an interest in issues such as Georgia's deep divisions, organised crime in the Kyrgyz government and Nagorno-Karabakh. But his in-tray is rather full with other pressing matters.

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