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The flag of Uzbekistan is flown at half-mast on the cabinet of ministers building in Tashkent. (Photo: Gazeta.uz news agency)
Comment
6 Sep 16
The late leader leaves a tainted legacy and no evident successor.
Traditional wedding in the Oykabura village in the Fergana Valley region of Uzbekistan. (Photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
Photo Essay
5 Sep 16
Looking back at images of life in the quarter-century since independence.
2 Sep 16
Rumours circulate that funeral preparations have already begun.
Islam Karimov pictured during Navruz celebrations in Tashkent in March, 2016. (Photo: News agency Uz24.uz)
31 Aug 16
The authoritarian system built over 25 years may outlast any one leader.
Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambaev (r) and Evgeny Dod (l), former head of RusGidro, at the launch of the Higher Naryn project in 2013. (Photo: Press service of the President of Kyrgyz Republic)
25 Aug 16
The planned cascade of plants seems doomed as investment collapses.
Alena Kharlamova pictured whilst living in college halls of residence. (Photo: Zarina Ergasheva)
11 Aug 16
There is little state provision for a particularly vulnerable sector of the population.
Cartoonist from Almaty, Kazakstan, Murat Dilmanov. (Photo courtesy of M. Dilmanov)
Interview
3 Aug 16
How one artist is trying to stir public debate through humour.
Kazak police. (Photo: Andrei Grishin)
Interview
28 Jul 16
Government needs to tackle specific risks, not get distracted by conspiracy theories.
A mosque in southern Bishkek hosts educational lectures for women. (Photo: Almazkan Akmatova)
17 Jul 16
Once the preserve of rural communities, imams are now providing counselling in urban areas.
Tajik army soldiers. (Photo: Shodmon Holov)
7 Jul 16
Dushanbe wants to boost its defence forces, but people simply don’t want to join up.

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