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Uzbekistan: Opposition Erk Party Wants in on October Presidential Election
April 06, 2021

Uzbekistan: Opposition Erk Party Wants in on October Presidential Election

By Catherine Putz
The last time an Uzbek president faced a serious challenger was in 1991. Erk hasn’t been allowed to front a candidate since.

Uzbekistan Moves Elections to October
February 09, 2021

Uzbekistan Moves Elections to October

By Catherine Putz
The country's elections -- previously held in late December -- will now be held in October.
Bickering Emerges on Uzbekistan’s Political Scene
October 28, 2019

Bickering Emerges on Uzbekistan’s Political Scene

By Umida Hashimova
Parliamentary elections set for December 22 will take place under a new atmosphere, but small campaign feuds aren’t yet touching main issues.

Election Whitewashing, Uzbekistan Edition
December 07, 2016

Election Whitewashing, Uzbekistan Edition

By Casey Michel
A smattering of Western actors found their way to Uzbekistan to offer paeans to Tashkent’s political system.

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.

What to Expect from Uzbekistan's Presidential Election
December 02, 2016

What to Expect from Uzbekistan's Presidential Election

By Catherine Putz
More of the same, but with a new face.

Uzbek Foreign Minister in Washington for Consultations
January 21, 2016

Uzbek Foreign Minister in Washington for Consultations

By Catherine Putz
There’s plenty to discuss, such as the 5 year coverup of the death of a political prisoner.
No Surprises in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan
April 27, 2015

No Surprises in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

By Paolo Sorbello and Daniyar Kosnazarov
Stability triumphs over reform, as Karimov and Nazarbayev retain power in Central Asia.

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