Kazakhstan’s ruler of 30 years Nursultan Nazarbayev has gone. Only he’s not gone. And ordinary Kazakhs who’ve lived through three “Soviet-groomed” decades don’t hold out much hope a handpicked successor will change much about their lives.
Tashkent broker trades shares for foreign investor on nascent local stock market and repatriates proceeds in USD to Hong Kong.
Russia’s leading mobile phone company Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has agreed to pay a $850mn fine to the US Department of Justice to settle a case connected to bribes it paid to Gulnara Karimova, daughter of Uzbekistan's former president.
Precise whereabouts of Islam Karimov’s disgraced eldest daughter Gulnara Karimova, described as a "robber baron" by US officials, now known.
World Justice Project's annual rule of law index shows improvements, but drilling into the subfactors big disparities persist.
The most populous country in Central Asia and a natural production base, Uzbekistan remains almost untouched by foreign investors -- until now. Foreign companies are flooding into the country to look for opportunity