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(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.
Mountains outside Tashkent. (Photo: Helen Stevenson)
Photo Essay
17 May 16
The countryside may be beautiful, but its communities face an uncertain future.
On the road located at the disputable border section at Chalasart in Ferghana valley. (Photo: Hulkar Isamova)
24 Mar 16
Analysts say that power play is motivated by competition over energy resources.
Mardikors (Tajik for hired worker) gather in a market in Dushanbe. (Photo: Nosim Isamov)
10 Mar 16
Kyrgystan’s membership of a Moscow-led trading bloc has softened the blow for its citizens, but Uzbeks and Tajiks are clearly suffering.

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