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Winds of Change

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Uzbekistan - Tashkent - An actress relaxing backstage and preparing to perform.<br />
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Despite the staging of sometimes irreverent and provocative plays, Ilkhom managed to retain its independence in Soviet times and during the dictatorship of Islam Karimov, the first President of Uzbekistan and one of the world’s most iron-fisted rulers during the 90s and 2000s.