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Russia's Putin Urges Karimov's Successors to Continue Tough Style of Rule

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday urged the successors to Uzbekistan's Islam Karimov to continue his policies – apparent encouragement for them to follow his authoritarian line and keep the lid on opposition at home. Karimov, who died September 2 at age 78 after more than quarter of a century at the helm, presented himself as a bulwark against a possible surge of Islamist militancy in his Central Asian state which borders Afghanistan. His tough anti-Islamist line enabled...

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