Tajikistan

16 April 2015
With New Theater, Tajikistan Continues to Live Large

The massive project takes its place alongside other record-breakers, but is it really what the country needs?

By EurasiaNet.org
 
15 April 2015
Ukraine Fighting Intensifies, Albanian Insurgent Group Resurfaces in Macedonia

Plus, Tajikistan bans under-35s from making the pilgrimage to Mecca, and Internet giants reportedly begin transferring data to Russian servers.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
3 April 2015
End of EU Milk Quotas Worries Bosnia, Cull of Crimean Tatar Media Continues

Plus, Bulgaria and Westinghouse restart talks on nuke plant upgrade; Tajikistan asks allies for more help on restive Afghan border.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
2 April 2015
Worse in Store for Russian Economy, Bosnia Just Beats Deadline to Form Government

Plus, Tajikistan steps up a crackdown on suspected extremists, and a CIA detainee’s lawyer seeks Polish probe files.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin
 
13 March 2015
Poland Looks to Buy Cruise Missiles, Cyberspace Buzzes With Putin Rumors

Plus, Spain refuses to extradite a Kazakhstani dissident and speculation about a political murder plot galvanizes Albania.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
12 March 2015
Russia Denies Torture of Nemtsov Murder Suspects, Macedonian Political War Escalates

Plus, Poland becomes the latest Russian neighbor to revive military conscription, and Tajikistan tries a go-easy approach with Islamic State fighters.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
6 March 2015
Nemtsov Note Hints at Moscow’s Role in Ukraine, Anti-Vaccine Movement Spreads in Region

Plus, Ukrainian pilot Savchenko begins eating again to save her life, and a Croatian general faces a new trial for crimes against Serb civilians.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
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4 March 2015
Croatian President Tempers Rhetoric for Sarajevo Visit, Hungary Classifies Details of Russian Nuclear Deal

Plus, more outbreaks of mystery diseases in Kazakhstan and traces of a dictator vanish from a Russian gulag camp where thousands toiled on his orders.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
16 February 2015
Dirty Tricks Discredit Opposition Ahead of Tajikistan’s “Vote”

Parties face sex tape scandals, rape allegations, even imprisonment as the 1 March election approaches.

By EurasiaNet.org
 
23 January 2015
Poroshenko Insists on ‘Unitary’ Ukraine, Top Schools in Tajikistan Under Threat

Plus, Poland’s president rejects his foreign minister’s Auschwitz remark and the Paris attacks cloud Romania and Bulgaria’s Schengen hopes.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Will Sandeman
 

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