(Uzbekistan) Year 2020 in Review: Uzbekistan Grapples With Pandemic, Disasters, Russian Pressure (Fozil Mashrab, The Jamestown Foundation)

The fourth year of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev rule proved his most difficult yet, not only because of the COVID-19 pandemic but also due to a series of natural and man-made disasters throughout 2020 that tested the Uzbekistani government’s strength to its limits.