30 September 2015
Lawyer of Banned Tajik Islamic Party Held
Buzurgmehr Yorov is representing party leaders accused of complicity in deadly attacks on a defense ministry complex.
28 September 2015
Tajikistan to Criminalize 'Witchcraft'

After targeting beards and lavish parties, President Rahmon seeks harsher punishment for witch-doctors, fortune-tellers.

15 September 2015
Post-Soviet Leaders Gather in Tense Tajikistan
Ten-day manhunt fails to locate accused ‘coup’ leader Nazarzoda.
7 September 2015
Moldovans Demand Change

Plus, U.S. stealth fighters visit NATO allies and Croatia’s foreign minister sets sights on top UN job.

1 September 2015
Ismayilova, Fierce Critic of Aliev Regime, Jailed Premium
Plus, Tajikistan bans Islamist party and a blacklisted Russian singer is given permission for EU entry on medical grounds.
26 August 2015
Tajikistan Steps Up Fight Against Black-Clad Women Premium

Dushanbe’s war on the wrong clothes looks set to step up a gear as the authorities resolve to crack down on anything they perceive as dangerous, radical Islam. From EurasiaNet.org.

17 August 2015
Tajikistan: Anxious Times on the Afghan Border Premium

Dushanbe watches increased Taliban activity near its borders with rising concern. From EurasiaNet.org.

6 August 2015
Ukraine Warns of ‘Last Chance’ for Debt Compromise, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan Send Troops to Border Premium
Plus, three accused in brutal attack on Croatian investigative journalist and France and Russia scupper the Mistral warship deal.
By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
4 August 2015
Kosovo Lawmakers Approve War Crimes Court, Ukrainian Exiles Seek Ouster of Kyiv Government Premium

Plus, Russian shoppers get a welcome break from high food prices, and archeologists map the site of the demolished Great Synagogue of Vilnius.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
21 July 2015
Eastern EU Countries Agree to Host Refugees, Shock at Maria Gaidar’s Ukraine Move Premium
Plus, Belarus bars jailed politician from presidential run and mystery deepens around five Czechs kidnapped in Lebanon.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Evgeny Deulin



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