While Uzbekistan is celebrating the 23rd anniversary of its independence, Moscow is waging war in Ukraine and is openly threatening Kazakhstan, letting everyone know that it has not let any of the former Soviet countries loose yet.
On the 23rd anniversary of Uzbek independence Uznews.net interviewed a number of 23 year olds about their lives, their thoughts about the country and the future. Sunnat Makhmudov was born in Qashqadaryo’s Yakkabag. He has lived in Moscow for more than three years and works as a cook.
On the 23rd anniversary of Uzbek independence Uznews.net interviewed a number of 23 year olds about their lives, their thoughts about the country and the future. Robia Ismatullaeva is proud of speaking English, would like to see changes in the education system, and can make a rice pilaf dish.
If you want to know what Hell feels like, you should go to the basement of the Tashkent prison known as Tashtyurma and listen to the screams of people being tortured, says Kayum Ortikov, former guard at the British embassy in Uzbekistan and an ex-prisoner, in his interview to Uznews.net.
72-year-old Khasan Choriev died on Friday, March 14, at his home in Shakhrisyabz. The father of Bakhodyr Choriev, the founder of the opposition movement Birdamlik, was a simple, kind, and cheerful man, who fell victim to the authorities’ revenge for his son’s political activities.
The country is on the brink of collapse – on the one hand there is a potential of a military coup organized by the country’s secret services fraction, on the other there is a “two-year” civil war instigated by political opposition, People’s Movement of Uzbekistan. Islam Karimov must talk to us in Prague. (1)