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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

By Catherine Putz
The settlement with U.S. and Dutch authorities brings to a close one chapter of Central And corruption

Unraveling Grand Corruption in Uzbekistan
August 09, 2017

Unraveling Grand Corruption in Uzbekistan

By Catherine Putz
A Dance With the Cobra: Confronting Grand Corruption in Uzbekistan aims to explain the tangled web of corruption in Uzbekistan.
Uzbek Authorities Say Gulnara in Custody, Facing Additional Charges
July 29, 2017

Uzbek Authorities Say Gulnara in Custody, Facing Additional Charges

By Catherine Putz
The statement by Uzbek authorities is a few years late but another sign of progress.

World Bank and ILO Whitewash One of the World’s Most Brutal Regimes
July 13, 2017

World Bank and ILO Whitewash One of the World’s Most Brutal Regimes

By Kristian Lasslett
The ILO’s fieldwork was undertaken hand-in-glove with Uzbek state minders, undermining its veracity.

Western Fingerprints on Uzbek Crime Racket
February 03, 2017

Western Fingerprints on Uzbek Crime Racket

By Kristian Lasslett
Tashkent wants nearly $1 billion in frozen assets back, but the state is complicit in the original corruption.

WSJ Scoop Shines Light on Fate of Karimova’s Daughter
January 18, 2017

WSJ Scoop Shines Light on Fate of Karimova’s Daughter

By Casey Michel
A recent article included a morsel of information about Gulnara’s teenage daughter.

To the Victor Go the Spoils? Uzbekistan’s New President and the Fate of $850 Million
December 06, 2016

To the Victor Go the Spoils? Uzbekistan’s New President and the Fate of $850 Million

By Catherine Putz
Shavkat Mirziyoyev is the new Uzbek president, but experts caution against celebrating surface-level reforms too soon.
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

By Catherine Putz
Dutch prosecutors are seeking to seize more than 300 million euros worth of assets linked to Gulnara Karimova.

Karimova’s Irish Connection
June 14, 2016

Karimova’s Irish Connection

By Casey Michel
If high-level talks fail, the US is poised to seize $114 million held in Irish bank accounts.

Corruption, Politics, and Power in Uzbekistan
May 26, 2016

Corruption, Politics, and Power in Uzbekistan

By Catherine Putz
Not only does rampant corruption undermine international investment in the country but its political nature feeds instability.

Explaining the GM Uzbekistan Scandal
May 18, 2016

Explaining the GM Uzbekistan Scandal

By Catherine Putz
Simple corruption, delinquent Russian distributors, or political struggle?
Andijan and its Boogeymen
May 13, 2016

Andijan and its Boogeymen

By Catherine Putz
Uzbek corruption, Chinese influence in Kazakhstan, and hipsters; weekend reads.

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