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Since its arrival on the Tashkent comedy scene two years ago, the comedy troupe Million has become hugely popular in Uzbekistan, especially among the young.
But Million's offbeat humor, laced with sexual innuendo, has apparently prompted the authorities to usher its act off the big stage.
Uzbek first daughter Gulnara Karimova has never hidden her appreciation of art.
What she may have been hiding, however, is the art itself.
An Uzbek dissident currently occupying Karimova's $20-million Geneva mansion says he has uncovered a treasure trove of 20th-century paintings pilfered from Uzbekistan's state art museums.
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