Category Archives: Uzbekistan

Russian Commentator Mistakes Uzbekistan for Tajikistan at Olympics Opening Ceremony

tjuzb-200x200A renowned Russian sports commentator mistook Uzbekistan’s national team for that of Tajikistan in a live broadcast from the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Central Asia

Since independence, the post-Soviet nations of Central Asia have invented a number of new ‘national’ holidays.

kg_paradeYet the celebration of the New Year’s Eve, the Soviet people’s most favorite holiday, still remains a cherished tradition among many people in the region. Read on Global Voices Online >>

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