Andizhan


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Andizhan

(Russian andiˈʒan)
n
(Placename) a city in E Uzbekistan. Pop: 413 000 (2005 est)

An•di•zhan

(ˌɑn dɪˈʒɑn)

n.
a city in E Uzbekistan. 288,000.
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official for Central Asia, landed in the Uzbek border city of Andizhan early on Friday to meet refugees and inspect camps.
Robert Blake, the senior US official for Central Asia, landed in the Uzbek border city of Andizhan early on Friday to meet refugees and inspect camps.
In Uzbekistan, an opposition leader claimed 745 people were killed by government forces during a rebellion in the town of Andizhan.
It said up to 5,000 refugees have gathered in Uzbekistan's Andizhan area near the border and have demanded free passage into Kyrgyzstan.
There is an underground gas storage facility at Kodzhaabad in the Andizhan region.
A new road from Kashgar into the Kyrgyz Republic is open to commercial traffic most of the year, and China will soon build a railroad link from Xinjiang to the Kyrgyz Republic and Andizhan in Uzbekistan.
But to maintain his rule Karimov, a Samarkandi, must allow a certain payoffs to political bosses in Tashkent, Andizhan, and other powerful regional centers.
Kyrgyzstan accepted 20,000 refugees from Tajikistan and 450 refugees from Andizhan (Uzbekistan) in different time, UNHCR Resident Representative Johann Siffointe told a press conference in Bishkek on June 19.
The protest in Andizhan, blamed by President Islam Karimov on Islamic extremists, was brutally put down.
He cited the example of neighboring Uzbekistan, where 800 Korean enterprises have started to operate after Daewoo factory appeared in Andizhan.