Written by Gavin O’Reilly
On Saturday, a month-long state of emergency was declared in the former Soviet Republic of Uzbekistan, in response to violent protests in response to government plans to revoke the autonomy of the north-eastern republic of Karakalpakstan , a decision which Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev would later drop following a visit to the region.
Despite the current disturbances only starting several days ago, their sudden escalation to extreme violence, as well as the coordinated coverage of the situation by corporate media outlets, including the US government-funded Radio Free Europe, already bears all the hallmarks of a CIA regime change operation.
Indeed, such a situation was predicted by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in January of this year, when a similar regime-change attempt was taking place in Uzbekistan’s larger northern neighbour Kazakhstan.
TAP – Let’s hope this attempt is blocked as it was in Khazakhstan