• Russia gains control over Tashkent and makes it the capital of Turkestan, and combines large areas of Central Asia.

  • The Taskent Soviet is established after the Bolshevik revolution in Russia.

  • Regional states are reorganized, which results in the creation of Uzbekistan and other countries. 

  • Cotton production is boosted by major irrigation projects, which contributed to the drying up of the Aral Sea.

  • Uzbekistan and Russia sign an economic integration treaty. In addition, Uzbekistan signs an economic, military, and social cooperation treaty with Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

  • The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development states it will slash aid due to Uzbekistan's poor record of economic reform and human rights.

  • The government announces that it plans to sell hundreds of state assets to help expand the private sector.


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