· April, 2012

Stories about Uzbekistan from April, 2012

Uzbekistan: Presidential elections postponed until 2015

  3 April 2012

Nathan Hamm writes that Uzbekistan’s parliament decided to delay the next presidential election from December 2014 to March 2015, a move that experts see as president Karimov's preparation for a future in which he is no longer the President of Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan: President rejuvenated on photos

  3 April 2012

Nathan Hamm takes a critical view on recent pictures of Uzbekistan president Islam Karimov, who has been rumored to be on the verge of death from cancer for about the last decade. The latest photographs show a shiny happy person, “but it is somewhat striking how obviously fake these photos...