19 May 2017
Special Treatment

The use of punitive psychiatry against political opponents appears to be on the upswing in post-Soviet states.

By Madeline Roache
18 May 2017
Uzbekistan Set to Garner Chinese Largesse

Xi, Mirziyoyev also find common ground on the fight against the Three Evil Forces.

15 May 2017
Made in Uzbekistan Brand Wows Tajikistan
When a delegation of traders from Uzbekistan recently came to show off their wares in Tajikistan, it caused a minor sensation. From
4 May 2017
The Forgotten Art of Karakalpakstan
A Moscow show brings a little known avant-garde collection from Uzbekistan to a wider audience. From
13 April 2017
Uzbek Airliner Voyages Into Uncharted Territory Premium

The 40-minute hop is another sign of Tashkent’s improving relations with neighboring Tajikistan.

16 March 2017
European Bank in Milestone Visit to Uzbekistan Premium

New regime wants to liberalize the economy in face of opposition from hardliners.

9 March 2017
Uzbek Activist Urlaeva Held in Psychiatric Facility Premium

Advocate for worker rights was due to meet with international organizations on forced labor in the cotton industry.

13 February 2017
Hollywood Star Pulls Vanishing Act in Uzbek Cinemas Premium

He’s on the poster. He’s in the trailer. But the American actor’s not in the film, and the producers are in trouble.

26 January 2017
Uzbekistan May Scrap Exit Visas

In latest reform proposal, new leader calls for end to Soviet-era exit controls.

18 January 2017
Karimova Questioned by Swiss Prosecutors Premium

Uzbek authorities seek to recover some of the huge assets allegedly linked to late leader’s daughter.





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