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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4 kv voltage networks covering five regions of the Central Asian republic Andijon, Ferghana, Kashkadarya, Namangan and Surkhandarya.
The project has three components: (i) Agricultural Support Services, (ii) Access to Credit, and (iii) Project Management, and will be implemented in eight regions of Uzbekistan, namely Andijon, Jizzak, Ferghana, Kashkadarya, Karakalpakstan, Namangan, Samarkand, and Tashkent.
Uzbekistan, a backer of ethnic Uzbek faction leader Abdul Rashid Dostam, allowed use of Karshi-Khanabad air base by OEF forces from October 2001 until a rift emerged in May 2005 over Uzbekistan's crackdown against riots in Andijon.
Shiskin clearly had extraordinary access in the region, including gaining access to Andijon and Osh when journalists were not allowed in.
48) For example, after the Andijon events in Uzbekistan, the EU issued certain sanctions against the Uzbek government, however, the fact that individual member states undermined these sanctions caused the collective effort to be ineffective overall.
On May 26, 2009, a suicide operative detonated explosives in central Andijon near a police office, killing at least one police officer and injuring several bystanders.
She agrees with Morrison that anti-Islamic rhetoric peaked following the rebellion in Turkestan's Ferghana Valley town of Andijon in 1898, which resulted in Governor-General S.
44) Russia also seized the moment when Uzbek-US relations soured in the wake of the Andijon massacre, signing a "Treaty on Allied Relations" with Uzbekistan in November 2005.
In May 2005, armed gunman in the city of Andijon attacked a police station, seized weapons and then stormed a prison, freeing members of a local Islamic organization accused by the government of extremism.
Across the border, China Export Import Bank is putting up US$17 million for a 21MW and a 50MW station in the Andijon region of Uzbekistan--both to be built by the China National Electric Equipment Corporation (CNEEC).
There is an underground gas storage facility at Kodzhaabad in the Andijon region.
A separate agreement between UNG and Sinopec, another Chinese state-owned company was signed in July 2005 to develop non-operational wells and to explore further in the Andijon region.