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Kyrgyz Onion Species Discovered After Going Unnoticed For A 100 Years
2013-04-02 12:58:10

Pensoft Publishers Situated at the foothills of the Western Tian-Shan, Kyrgyzstan is home to a diverse range of vascular plants, many of which are endemic and can only be found in very narrowly circumscribed areas. Such is the case for the onion species Allium spathulatum that had long remained undetected in spite of living within the famous Sary-Chelek Nature Reserve. Even in close proximity to the headquarters it remained unnoticed until it was finally described in 1998. The species...

2008-10-10 09:00:45

Text of report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 10 October A session of the Interstate Council of the Eurasian Economic Community at a level of the heads of state began [in the Kyrgyz capital] this afternoon. It has considered 18 issues, including a strategy for economic development of the CIS and priority directions of cooperation between CIS countries in the transport, energy and others spheres. The government's press service has reported that Kyrgyzstan has asked Uzbekistan to...

2008-07-15 12:00:30

The popular video portal YouTube.Com has been blocked in Uzbekistan, the Russia-based Ferghana.ru website reported on 15 July. "The Ferghana.ru news agency has learnt that video information posted on the popular YouTube.Com portal has been blocked in Uzbekistan for over three months already. While attempting to view video on this website, Internet users from Uzbekistan receive a message allegedly from the YouTube server: 'We are sorry, this video is no longer available'," the agency said....

2008-06-30 21:02:40

TASHKENT. June 30 (Interfax) - The government of Uzbekistan and China National Chemical Engineering Group Corp. have signed a $45 million contract for building water mains in the Fergana and Andizhan regions, a government source told Interfax. He said that would be a turnkey project. The new water mains will have the yearly capacity of 38 million cubic meters, and the project will cost $48.3 million. The Export-Import Bank of China will issue a $44.97 million loan refinanced by the...

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