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Latest Tajikistan News

Russian Internet Firm Concerned Over Tajik Blockade

The Russian Internet company mail.ru has expressed concern over the ongoing blockade of its social-media site in Tajikistan. More

SCO Chief In Tajikistan Ahead Of Summit

The secretary-general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has arrived in Tajikistan ahead of a meeting of the organization. More

Saddam 'Relative' Seeks Tajik Asylum

A man claiming to be a relative of late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is seeking political asylum in Tajikistan. More

CSTO Troops Start Military Maneuvers In Kyrgyzstan

Troops from six member-states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) have started joint military exercises in Kyrgyzstan. More

Moscow Police Detain "Psychics" From Armenia, Central Asia

Moscow police have detained more than two dozen "false psychics" from Central Asia and Armenia. More

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Latest Blog Posts

Russia's In The Driver's Seat, But China's Buying The Car

While Russia does maintain a series of levers in Central Asia -- cultural, economic, militaristic -- these levers will not remain in perpetuity. China doesn't yet dictate Central Asia's direction and sway, but it seems to be just a matter of time before it does.. More

Central Asia: Regionally Dysfunctional In Face Of Common Threats

Recent violence along the Turkmen-Afghan border reminds Central Asian governments that the clock is ticking to the end of this year, when the bulk of foreign forces withdraw from Afghanistan. That was the topic of a roundtable discussion hosted by RFE/RL’s Turkmen Service, Azatlyk. More
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Features & Commentary

Interview: Russia As A 'Chance For Survival' For Tajik Migrants

Ksenia Diodorova, a Russian photographer and graphic designer, talks about her photo essay "In The Cold," which looks at the lives of Tajik labor migrants and their families back home in Tajikistan's mountainous Gorno-Badakhshan province.
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Video World's Oldest Profession Up For Discussion In Tajikistan

Amid an apparent rise in the number of sex workers, the world's oldest profession is becoming a topic of open debate in Tajikistan.
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Explainer: What's Going On In Tajikistan's Gorno-Badakhshan?

Tajik authorities say they are looking into gunfights that sparked antigovernment protests in the remote Gorno-Badakhshan Province. The government blames the violence on local drug dealers. Protest leaders, however, say the latest crisis has much deeper roots in the region that was the scene of deadly clashes in 2012.
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Tajik Mullah's Remarks On Jihad Spark War Of Words

A prominent Tajik mullah's criticism of those heading to Syria to fight alongside Islamist rebels has prompted an angry response from a purported Tajik jihadist.
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Yelena Ryabinina, Advocate For Central Asian Refugees, Mourned By Friends And Colleagues

One of Russia's most prominent defenders of Central Asian refugees, Yelena Ryabinina, dies after a long battle with cancer.
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