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Three Kyrgyz citizens killed in Uzbek border shooting

Three Kyrgyz citizens killed in Uzbek border shooting

Clashes and shootings occur regularly along the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border, as well as the Kyrgyz-Tajik border. Kyrgyz authorities have said three people were fatally shot when Uzbek border guards allegedly opened fire along the countries' …

Uzbek miners to go solar

Uzbek miners to go solar

Despite the massive power outages at the beginning of this year, the Uzbek authorities intend to stimulate the development of the country's economy through cryptocurrency mining

Tashkent and Sharm el-Sheikh to be connected by direct flight

Tashkent and Sharm el-Sheikh to be connected by direct flight

From May 7, Uzbekistan Airways launches regular flights between Uzbekistan and Egypt. Direct flights will be operated on Saturdays. Departure from Tashkent is scheduled for 09:00, arrival in Sharm el-Sheikh - at 11:50, in the opposite …

Uzbekistan's central bank keeps policy rate unchanged

Uzbekistan's central bank keeps policy rate unchanged

Uzbekistan's central bank kept its policy rate unchanged at 17.0% on Thursday. The full effect of last month's hike was yet to manifest itself and therefore it wanted to maintain monetary conditions unchanged, the bank said in a …

Details about new airline Silk Avia appeared

Details about new airline Silk Avia appeared

Silk Avia, which is being created by Uzbekistan Airports, will use French-Italian aircraft ATR 72-600. Currently, Uzbekistan Airports is in line to receive liners, Rano Dzuraeva, chairperson of the company's board, said. …

MAZ trucks begin to be assembled in Tashkent

MAZ trucks begin to be assembled in Tashkent

The Minsk Automobile Plant (MAZ) has launched the assembly of its trucks in Tashkent. MAZ-Tashkent is responsible for the industrial assembly of equipment from CKD kits. The release began with the MAZ-5337 chassis, on the basis of which …

Red Wings to operate flights from Makhachkala to Urgench

Red Wings to operate flights from Makhachkala to Urgench

For the first time, the Russian airline Red Wings will connect Makhachkala and Uzbek Urgench with a direct flight, the Makhachkala airport's press service reported. "The first flight from the capital of Dagestan is scheduled …

New gold deposits development begins in Navoi region

New gold deposits development begins in Navoi region

Explosive work began at the newly discovered gold mines in the Navoi region, the Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combine's press service spread this message. The Balpantau and Tamdybulak deposits in the Tamdy district were …

Uzbekistan’s traffic cops want to ban photographs

Uzbekistan’s traffic cops want to ban photographs

Traffic police in Uzbekistan are not well liked. They are a daily humiliation for drivers and frequently the butt of jokes. Now they risk further poisoning their reputation by trying to ban the public from taking pictures. …