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The Risk of Reform in Uzbekistan

Sep 26, 2017 | 16:56 GMT
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has instituted changes to open Uzbekistan to foreign investment and ease its isolationist policies.

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev speaks during a press conference with Kyrgyzstan's President following their meeting at the Ala-Archa state residence in Bishkek on September 5, 2017. Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is on an official visit to Kyrgyzstan. / AFP PHOTO / VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO (Photo credit should read VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images)

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After a quarter century of isolationist policies, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has spent his first year in power pursuing unprecedented reforms. But every change comes with challenges. ...

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