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Uzbekistan’s new president Shavkat Mirziyoyev. (Photo: Press Service of the Uzbek President)
Interview
15 Mar 17
Scope for change on foreign policy, but domestic reform may be mostly cosmetic.
IWPR contributor, Birgit Brauer. (Photo courtesy of B. Brauer)
Comment
7 Dec 16
Initial moves towards reform have not convinced observers that the new leader will end a quarter of a century of dictatorial rule.
Plov is one of the most common festive treats across Central Asia. (Photo: Aziz Mamirov)
25 Nov 16
Central Asians vie for ownership of a much-loved dish.
(l to r) Late Uzbek president Islam Karimov (left), President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Summit. (Photo: Kremlin press office/Wikimedia)
Interview
26 Sep 16
Eurasian grouping will include half of the world’s population when it expands next year.
The late President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov. (Photo: Host Photo Agency/Ria Novosti via Getty Images)
8 Sep 16
How has the late leader left his country after 25 years of autocratic rule?
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.
Inga Sikorskaya. (Photo: IWPR)
Comment
16 Jun 16
The government wants to control people’s lives both online and offline.

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