Turkmenistan’s silent election

Most people outside of Central Asia know little about the gas-rich desert nation of Turkmenistan. The former Soviet Republic has virtually no...

Uzbekistan after Karimov

Repression is legacy of 25-year rule In a country with no independent media, the airwaves are dominated by upbeat government propaganda. So when...

Locked out

Daniil Kislov, founder and editor-in-chief of Ferghana, describes how journalists in Uzbekistan are left out in the cold. Daniil Kislov, founder...

Country profile: Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan maintains a democratic front while pushing out reporters and abusing human rights. Population: 28,128,600, as of July 2011. Uzbekistan...