Reports Trends

Russia hopes for stability in Uzbekistan after president’s death

Russia hopes for stability in Uzbekistan after president's death

Russia expects the political situation in Uzbekistan to remain stable after the death of President Islam Karimov, the Kremlin’s top political adviser, Yuri Ushakov, said on Saturday.

“We hope (the situation) will be stable,” Ushakov told reporters on the sidelines of a business forum in the east Russian city of Vladivostok.

Karimov, authoritarian president of ex-Soviet Uzbekistan for more than 25 years, died on Friday.



814 Total Views 1 Views Today

About the author

Sydney Chesterfield

Poet, Playwright, Philosopher, Humanitarian, mad lover of children and unflinching fighter for equality on all grounds viz. Women's rights, child rights, sine die.

Twitter: @syd_field