Football June 27, 2008
So, Russia was beaten by Spain… The finals will be between Germany and Spain. I think it will be a boring game. And by the way, Uzbekistan advanced to the next level of World Cup 2010 qualifiers. The next game will be against Australia on September 10 in Tashkent.
Summer May 13, 2008
We have turned on the ACs in the office — the summer has begun (and will last approximately until the end of September).
My internet connection May 1, 2008
I have upgraded to 512 kbps connection with 2.5 Gb of traffic today (I used to have a 256/1.8 connection until now since my return to Uzbekistan). And I pay $50 a month for this lousy connection. It is faster than my previous connection, of course, but nothing compared to my 20 Mbps (a whopping [...]
Alisher Usmonov April 26, 2008
Alisher Usmonov — an ethnic Uzbek appeared at top ten list of Britain’s richest men according to Sunday Times article: Alisher Usmanov, a former prosecutor in Uzbekistan, who appears at number five, built his £5,726m fortune through steel and ore mines. What’s interesting is that he used to be our neighbour and his father still [...]
My video on YouTube April 8, 2008
The video about Tashkent (the capital of Uzbekistan) which was made by me was viewed over 40 000 times and has more than 100 comments, most of which are very positive and thankful. Very nice :-)
Friends March 24, 2008
I am currently watching Friends — a very popular American movie series. I have never watched it before and my friends kept telling it was very funny. So, I found that it was freely available to download at my ISP’s website, and what is interesting — it was in English. Yay! In Uzbekistan (and in [...]
No comments March 24, 2008
Navröz March 21, 2008
21st of March (vernal equinox) is celebrated as a traditional New Year in Uzbekistan and many other countries in the region. “Nowrūz is the traditional Iranian new year holiday celebrated in Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Albania, Bahrain, Armenia, Georgia, the countries of Central Asia such as Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan, as well as [...]