Rafat Aimuratov is on a crusade to save Muynak.
The former bustling fisheries hub in western Uzbekistan is ground zero in what is widely acknowledged to be among the worst environmental disasters of the past century. Decades of intensive water-hungry cotton farming sapped the rivers filling the Aral Sea and left Muynak high and dry, dozens of kilometers from the shore.

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Letters to the Editor

By Hikmat Hajiyev, Head of Press Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The article by Joshua Kuchera, “As Islamic Games Open, Azerbaijan Wrestles with Muslim Identity,” on May 15, 2017 does not reflect the objective religious situation existing in my country.