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News: Director of the Savitsky Museum Fraudulently Ejected

On the 4th September the Savitsky Museum will be celebrating the centenary of the birth of Igor Savitsky, a Ukrainian artist who in his younger years assembled a major collection of Qaraqalpaq embroideries and yurt decorations and went on to rescue a vast number of threatened avant-garde paintings from the Soviet authorities. 367 more words

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Happy Uzbek Independence Day!

As long-time readers will recall, last year during Uzbekistan’s annual holiday commemoration my husband and I were both still living in Alexandria, Virginia. 317 more words

Foreign Service

Uzbekistan - Dawn of a New Era (Part 1)

As September and the latest round of World Cup / Asian Cup qualifiers draws ever closer, Tom Danicek tries to set the mood in your living room with his special feature on Uzbekistan and their youth. 2,104 more words


beautiful world

There are people of all kinds here in Kolwezi. There are Chinese people which is not very surprising; there are Peruvians which is totally exotic. Who else? 354 more words

DR Congo

55: Beef Plov (Uzbekistan)

For dish #55 I tried an Uzbek beef pilaf dish called “plov”. Definitely now my favorite recipe from Uzbekistan! Recipe from natashaskitchen.com 6 more words


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Khiva - surprisingly authentic

For many, the name of Khiva – one of the most historic cities in Uzbekistan, evokes images of exhausting caravan journeys across the desert and exotic markets where merchants from faraway places once congregated to sell their wares – from spices to slaves. 434 more words