Jerusalem Post: Jewish-Uzbek historical archives open up to the public

Jerusalem Post: Jewish-Uzbek historical archives open up to the public. “The news recently reached Israel that Uzbekistan is promoting archival cooperation with Israel. Uzbekistan is now officially researching and documenting the history of its Jewish community, which has existed in the central Asian nation since the region was crushed by the hooves of Genghis Khan’s horses. This also includes hundreds of thousands of Jews who managed to escape the chains of Germany’s Panzer tanks.”

RadioFreeEurope: Uzbekistan Turns To Foreign Social-Media Stars To Boost Tourism

RadioFreeEurope: Uzbekistan Turns To Foreign Social-Media Stars To Boost Tourism. “The influencer event is the latest in a series of unprecedented steps by the country’s government to open itself to the outside world and drive economic growth for its 33 million citizens. Uzbek tourism revenue has the potential to more than double in the next few years, analysts say. Yet the government’s open embrace of foreign bloggers contrasts with its own weak record on social-media freedom at home.”

Uzbekistan National News Agency: English version of the National database of legislation for investors will be created

Uzbekistan National News Agency: English version of the National database of legislation for investors will be created. “At the meeting, it was noted that work is underway on creating an English version of the National database of legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan in order to inform potential investors about legal conditions for doing business in Uzbekistan.”

Harvard: Analyzing Accessibility of Wikipedia Projects Around the World

Harvard: Analyzing Accessibility of Wikipedia Projects Around the World . “This study, conducted by the Internet Monitor project at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, analyzes the scope of government-sponsored censorship of Wikimedia sites around the world. The study finds that, as of June 2016, China was likely censoring the Chinese language Wikipedia project, and Thailand and Uzbekistan were likely interfering intermittently with specific language projects of Wikipedia as well.”