Death of Uzbek strongman Karimov leaves questions over succession

Death of Uzbek strongman Karimov leaves questions over succession

Uzbekistan has been plunged into political uncertainty as the nation mourns the death of its veteran leader, Islam Karimov, who died on Friday without naming a successor after ruling his country for 27 years. How the power vacuum is filled in Uzbekistan is of urgent concern to Russia, the United States and China, all powers […]