Islam Karimov

Uzbek princess is jailed

Once one of the world's richest women and a friend of British royal family is jailed for 13 years after £1.7billion corruption trial

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Uzbekistan ex-leader's daughter sent to prison

A court in Uzbekistan has ordered Gulnara Karimova, daughter of the former Uzbek president Islam Karimov, to serve the remainder of a criminal sentence in prison for having allegedly violated the terms of her …

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Lola Karimova to resign as UNESCO ambassador

The second daughter of Uzbek president Islam Karimov, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva, will step down soon as Uzbekistan’s representative at UNESCO. Karimova-Tillyaeva said at a conference on Uzbekistan’s …

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Tashkent airport named after Islam Karimov

Tashkent International Airport was named after the first president of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, corresponding decision was made by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The capital will also …

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Shavkat Mirziyoyev elected new President

Uzbekistan's prime minister, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, has won the presidential election with 88.61% of the vote, the Chairman of Uzbekistan’s Central Election Commission, Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalomov, said. …

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Uzbekistan elects president

Voting has begun in the presidential election in Uzbekistan. The country’s Central Election Commission informed that 9,378 polling stations opened at 6am local time (4am Moscow Time) on Sunday, which will be working until 8pm (6pm Moscow Time)

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 Early presidential elections start in Uzbekistan

Early voting has started at the presidential election in Uzbekistan. Among the presidential candidates are the country’s Acting President Shavkat Mirziyoyev from the Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party, …

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 Erdogan arrives in Samarkand

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Uzbekistan. Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Adham Ikramov welcomed Erdogan at the Samarkand airport yesterday …

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Moscow square to be named after Islam Karimov

Moscow authorities plan to name a square in the center of the city after the late Uzbek President Islam Karimov, the city hall’s website said. The idea to name the square, located near the Uzbek consulate, in …

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Uzbek mosque named after Karimov opens in Tashkent

A mosque named after the first president of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov has opened today in Tashkent. This mosque was created in 1897, by the spring of last year the building was almost completely destroyed by …

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