Stories about Uzbekistan from November, 2016
Russia, Belarus and the Central Asian states were all rated "not free" in Freedom House's 2016 "Freedom on the Web" report.
"Atambayev, father of the nation? No, he's some kind of surrogate."
This is Uzbekistan, so never expect the truth.
Clinton the Second or Trump the Great? The choices look pretty familiar to observers from one of the world's most authoritarian regions.
A lavish wedding in Moscow has drawn gasps of envious amazement even from Russians inured to garish displays of wealth.
Devil face-masks are no damned joke in certain corners of the former Soviet Union.