Tashkent is the largest city and capital of Uzbekistan. Many Volga German families who had been deported to Siberia and Kazakhstan in the 1941 deportation resettled to Tashkent following the release of the "special settlements" in 1956.
The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Tashkent:
Fries from Hussenbach
Vollert from Dreispitz
Wasmuth from Dobrinka