US cozying up to Uzbekistan poses a new challenge for Russia, China

18.05.2018

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is paying his first official visit to Washington, which culminated on Wednesday in his meeting with US President Donald Trump, Kommersant writes. Tashkent’s restoration of its US priority partner status in Central Asia comes amid Washington’s rapprochement with Kazakhstan, another key player in the post-Soviet space....