1945-1991 History of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan since 1991

In 1991 Uzbekistan declared independence; the USSR disintegrated by the end of the year. Uzbekistan (President ISLAM KARIMOV, since 1991) joined the CIS. In 1994 Uzbekistan signed a treaty on economic integration with Russia, another treaty on cooperation in the fields of economy, defense and social policy with neighbouring republics Kazakhstan and Kyrgyztan. In 1995 formation of political parties permitted. In 1996, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyztan created a CENTRAL ASIAN COMMON MARKET. Elections held in 1999 and a referendum held in 2002 (extending Karimov's presidency) were widely criticized as unfair.

The National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan was established in 1992 and recognized by the IOC in 1993.

Article National Olympic Committee, from Wikipedia
Timeline History of Uzbekistan, frpm BBC News
REFERENCE Article : Commonwealth of Independent States : Uzbekistan, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1992-1993 pp.433-435, 1993-1994 pp.439-441, 1994-1995 pp.433-436, 1995-1996 pp.426-429 [G]
Article : Uzbekistan, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1996-1997 pp.1569-1572, 1997-1998 pp.1579-1582, 1998-1999 pp.1716-1719, 2000 pp.1919-1923, 2001 pp.1880-1884, 2002 pp.1947-1951, 2003 pp.1951-1955, 2004 pp.1972-1977, 2005 pp.1985-1990, 2006 pp.1985-1990 [G]
Entry : Republic of Uzbekistan, Cabinet, p.106, in : Countries of the World and their Leaders Yearbook, 2003 [G]
Article Uzbekistan, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1993 pp.410, 746, 1994 pp.410-411, 746, 1995 pp.501, 746, 1996 pp.499, 746, 1997 pp.500, 744, 2002 pp.519, 761 [G]

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