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Antigay activists trample on a rainbow flag during a protest by gay-rights activists in Moscow in 2013.

Russia: 14 Killed In Xenophobic Attacks In '14

A Moscow-based think tank that monitors xenophobia and extremism says 14 people have been killed and 77 injured in ethnically motivated attacks across Russia since the beginning of the year. More

Two Ethnic Uzbek Taliban Fighters From Tajikistan Sentenced

A court in Dushanbe has sentenced two ethnic Uzbeks from Tajikistan's southern Khatlon province to nine years in jail for fighting in Afghanistan as Taliban members. More

PHOTO GALLERY: HRW Documents Uzbekistan's Torture Of Political Prisoners

Photogallery HRW Documents Torture Of Political Prisoners In Uzbekistan

Uzbeks jailed on politically-motivated charges are subjected to torture and abysmal prison conditions, according to Human Rights Watch More

Photos released earlier this month purportedly showed Gulnara Karimova scuffling with security agents during  her house arrest.

Karimova Confirmed Under House Arrest

Uzbek prosecutors have confirmed that Gulnara Karimova, the eldest daughter of President Islam Karimov, is under house arrest and being investigated for suspected corruption and other charges. More

Bahodir Choriev

Uzbekistan Bars Exiled Opposition Leader's Wife, Son

Uzbek authorities have barred the wife and a son of exiled opposition leader Bahodir Choriev from entering the country. More

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Central Asia Prepares For Afghan 'Threat' (Part 2)

As foreign forces in Afghanistan prepare to complete their drawdown at the end of this year, and responsibility for security falls entirely on Afghan government forces, the governments in Central Asia have been worrying and taking measures to prevent Afghanistan’s problems from becoming Central Asia’s problems also. More

Photogallery Karimova Pictured Under 'House Arrest'

Gulnara Karimova, an erstwhile globe-trotting fashionista now facing what she calls politically motivated corruption charges, is shown in the photos apparently being hassled by camouflaged security officers outside her home, where she has reportedly been under house arrest. More
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Features & Commentary

Video Comedy Troupe Too Risque For Uzbek Stage

Million is one of the top comedy acts in Uzbekistan, with sold-out performances and thousands of adoring fans. But the authorities have banned the troupe after it failed to clean up its act.
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Photogallery Interview: Karimova House-Arrest Pics Show 'What Happens Every Day'

Locksley Ryan, Gulnara Karimova's London-based spokesman, discusses his recent release of photographs showing the Uzbek president's daughter under house arrest.
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Uzbek Bondholders Feel Short-Changed

Uzbekistan is redeeming government bonds issued when the country was just stepping out on its own. But on seeing the payoff, investors are feeling like the government walked all over them.
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