Knowledge is power – Uzbekistan lifts ban on political science

FILE PHOTO: Uzbek President Islam Karimov speaks during a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin (not pictured) following their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, April 26, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo

TASHKENT (Reuters) – Uzbekistan will resume teaching political science this year, according to a presidential decree signalling the return of a subject said to have been decried as pseudoscience by the previous leadership. Though limited to only one state-run university, the move announced on Thursday highlights the Central Asian nation’s modernisation drive after decades of […]

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