Ideological threats in Uzbekistan: recent history and modern techniques

Keywords: Religious education; Islamic extremism; Ideological threats; Uzbekistan; USSR.


This article focuses on an approach to the history of relations between religion and the state in Uzbekistan and how the tense relationship has influenced the progress of Uzbekistan's independence. The research uses historical, comparative, deductive, and systematic methods of analysis. The discussions show that as a result of the obstacles to obtaining religious education in Uzbekistan during the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, the spiritual and religious needs of many people were met with very limited notions, which have led to greater religious ignorance and pseudoscience that ultimately played a major role in activating extremist religious movements after 1991.


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Author Biography

Rakhman Kuchkarov, Tashkent State University of Law - Uzbekistan

Senior Teacher of Department “General Sciences” of Tashkent State University of Law Tashkent, Uzbekistan


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How to Cite
Kuchkarov, R. (2020). Ideological threats in Uzbekistan: recent history and modern techniques. Religación, 5(25), 315-322.