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The group of young businessmen in Uzbekistan launched big project, aiming to raise the productivity of cultivation areas, re-cultivation of dead and contaminated soil, ecological improvement through the use of biohumus, produced by Oltin vodiy (Golden valley) bloodworms. Major raw material for mass production of biohumus will be million tons of domestic waste from gigantic city dumps. Therefore, the project initiators are going to cover the project costs and lead Uzbekistan to the top world’s producers of biohumus.


Ozodlik (Uzbek Service of RFE/RL) reports that Maxim Popov, 28-year old psychologist and the author of "HIV and AIDS today" book, was sentenced to 7 years of jail in Uzbekistan.


Had the events taken a different turn somewhere along the line, this man would have been known to all of Uzbekistan these days as a self-made and successful farmer. As it happened, however, Bahodir Choriyev found himself far from home in the West, among the immigrants who had been enemies of the regime since the years of Gorbachev's perestroika. In company successful farmer Choriyev did not belong to.


By dropping sanctions with regards to Uzbekistan at this stage, the European Union (EU) failed to stay true to its principles, said Veronika Szente Goldston, Advocacy Director for Europe and Central Asia at Human Rights Watch.