Tajikistan

22 March 2019
Fractured Friendship

Thirty years on from the end of the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan, war veterans have to deal with contemporary conflicts in their search for friendship and recognition. From openDemocracy.

By Markus Goransson
 
19 March 2019
Kyrgyz-Tajik Border Clash Resolved Premium

Disputes over water use in area bordering the Ferghana Valley underlie regular incidents around Tajik exclave.

 
6 March 2019
As Russia Loses Its Luster, Tajik Laborers Head to Turkey
Tajikistan’s corruption and wretched economy force many to work abroad. From EurasiaNet.
 
5 March 2019
A Georgian Safe Haven for Rights Activists Premium

Where do rights defenders from across the former Soviet Union go to recharge their batteries? For many, the answer is Tbilisi.

 
26 February 2019
Where Is Detained Tajik Opposition Leader? Premium

Rights groups say they have solid evidence Russian agents spirited Sharofiddin Gadoev onto a Dushanbe-bound plane.

 
5 February 2019
Turkmenistan Airlines Barred From EU Over Safety Concerns Premium

The carrier is the second state-owned Central Asian airline facing a big financial hit this year.

 
25 January 2019
Cloudy Skies Obscure Tajik Airline Maneuvers Premium

The struggling national carrier could be taken over by a private airline rumored to be controlled by the president’s family.

 
2 January 2019
Saudis, Chinese Eyeing Tajikistan’s Biggest Bank: Reports Premium
A rejuvenating injection of foreign cash may be on the cards for the troubled Tojiksodirotbank.
 
27 November 2018
ISIS Involved in Mass Prison Riot, Dushanbe Admits Premium

Official stance marks turnaround for regime, which typically blames ‘terrorism’ on local Islamist group.

 
20 November 2018
Tajik Mega-Dam Starts Producing Power Premium

Rogun dam project was for long a sore point with neighbor Uzbekistan, but international investors felt the potential gains outweighed the risk.

 

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