Later, she received amnesty and was released on the day of anniversary of independence of Uzbekistan. However, life is not easy at present for Umida and her family, but she does not consider emigration for now.
Oleg Karpov, once a director of the Museum of Cinema of Uzbekistan, was removed after signing a petition in support of the protests in Ukraine.
An expert panel ruled that she and her husband, Oleg Karpov, had discredited and disrespected the traditions and values of the Uzbek people, presenting "negative information, which may negatively affect the moral and psychological state of youth." Less than a month after the case had opened, Umida received a conviction for six months or imprisonment from two to three years in a labour camp.
Protests against the sentence began in Moscow and Paris.
Weddings are more in the background and have no connection to the real characters.