Menu
Account
Gulnara Karimova Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
March 08, 2019
Gulnara Karimova Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
Karimova, the late president's daughter, is having a very bad week.
Gulnara Karimova Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
Telia Agrees to Pay $1 Billion in Penalties in Uzbek Corruption Scandal Settlement
September 26, 2017
Telia Agrees to Pay $1 Billion in Penalties in Uzbek Corruption Scandal Settlement
The settlement with U.S. and Dutch authorities brings to a close one chapter of Central And corruption
Telia Agrees to Pay $1 Billion in Penalties in Uzbek Corruption Scandal Settlement
Unraveling Grand Corruption in Uzbekistan
August 09, 2017
Unraveling Grand Corruption in Uzbekistan
A Dance With the Cobra: Confronting Grand Corruption in Uzbekistan aims to explain the tangled web of corruption in Uzbekistan.
Unraveling Grand Corruption in Uzbekistan
Uzbek Authorities Say Gulnara in Custody, Facing Additional Charges
July 29, 2017
Uzbek Authorities Say Gulnara in Custody, Facing Additional Charges
The statement by Uzbek authorities is a few years late but another sign of progress.
Uzbek Authorities Say Gulnara in Custody, Facing Additional Charges
Reform or Regime Consolidation? Azimov Dismissed From Deputy Prime Minister Post
June 06, 2017
Reform or Regime Consolidation? Azimov Dismissed From Deputy Prime Minister Post
Rustam Azimov, once floated as a possible successor to Islam Karimov, seems to have been sidelined for good.
Reform or Regime Consolidation? Azimov Dismissed From Deputy Prime Minister Post
Western Fingerprints on Uzbek Crime Racket
February 03, 2017
Western Fingerprints on Uzbek Crime Racket
Tashkent wants nearly $1 billion in frozen assets back, but the state is complicit in the original corruption.
Western Fingerprints on Uzbek Crime Racket
<em>WSJ</em> Scoop Shines Light on Fate of Karimova’s Daughter
January 18, 2017
WSJ Scoop Shines Light on Fate of Karimova’s Daughter
A recent article included a morsel of information about Gulnara’s teenage daughter.
WSJ Scoop Shines Light on Fate of Karimova’s Daughter
What’s the Mish-Mish on Gulnara Karimova?
November 23, 2016
What’s the Mish-Mish on Gulnara Karimova?
An anonymous source says she's dead, another anonymous source says she's alive.
What’s the Mish-Mish on Gulnara Karimova?
A Post-Karimov Uzbekistan
September 03, 2016
A Post-Karimov Uzbekistan
What does the future hold without the only leader Uzbekistan has ever known?
A Post-Karimov Uzbekistan
US Postpones Seizing Gulnara Karimova's Assets
August 02, 2016
US Postpones Seizing Gulnara Karimova's Assets
The stay--which lasts until October 31--aims to give Washington and Tashkent more time to negotiate.
US Postpones Seizing Gulnara Karimova's Assets
The Gulnara Corruption Saga: Dutch Seek 300 Million Euros in Assets
July 07, 2016
The Gulnara Corruption Saga: Dutch Seek 300 Million Euros in Assets
Dutch prosecutors are seeking to seize more than 300 million euros worth of assets linked to Gulnara Karimova.
The Gulnara Corruption Saga: Dutch Seek 300 Million Euros in Assets
Karimova’s Irish Connection
June 14, 2016
Karimova’s Irish Connection
If high-level talks fail, the US is poised to seize $114 million held in Irish bank accounts.
Karimova’s Irish Connection
Corruption, Politics, and Power in Uzbekistan
May 26, 2016
Corruption, Politics, and Power in Uzbekistan
Not only does rampant corruption undermine international investment in the country but its political nature feeds instability.
Corruption, Politics, and Power in Uzbekistan
US Wants Gulnara to Give Back $550 Million in Corruption Proceeds
April 27, 2016
US Wants Gulnara to Give Back $550 Million in Corruption Proceeds
“Government Official A” named in massive corruption case is no longer anonymous.
US Wants Gulnara to Give Back $550 Million in Corruption Proceeds
Central Asia’s Presidents-for-Life
February 05, 2016
Central Asia’s Presidents-for-Life
Don’t hold your breath waiting for democratic transitions in Central Asia.
Central Asia’s Presidents-for-Life
Who Controls the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan?
August 15, 2015
Who Controls the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan?
Also, what’s it like being a “dealmaker” in “the Stans” and other must-reads.
Who Controls the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan?
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief