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Tajikistan to Plug Back Into Central Asian Power Grid
November 28, 2018
Tajikistan to Plug Back Into Central Asian Power Grid
The ADB approved a $35 million grant to reconnect Tajikistan’s electricity system to the once-unified Central Asian power grid via Uzbekistan.
Tajikistan to Plug Back Into Central Asian Power Grid
Tajikistan's Rogun Dam Begins Operations
November 20, 2018
Tajikistan's Rogun Dam Begins Operations
While only 75 of its intended 335 meters have been built, the first turbine at Rogun has gone into operation with much fanfare.
Tajikistan's Rogun Dam Begins Operations
Did Tajikistan Just Ditch a Rail Project With Turkmenistan?
September 25, 2018
Did Tajikistan Just Ditch a Rail Project With Turkmenistan?
Tajikistan once sought to circumvent Uzbekistan with a railway through Afghanistan to Turkmenistan. But Tajik-Uzbek relations are better now.
Did Tajikistan Just Ditch a Rail Project With Turkmenistan?
#FreeKhayrullo and the Art of Changing Tajikistan's Mind
August 24, 2018
#FreeKhayrullo and the Art of Changing Tajikistan's Mind
What can we learn from the recent release of jailed Tajik journalist Khayrullo Mirsaidov?
#FreeKhayrullo and the Art of Changing Tajikistan's Mind
Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda
August 22, 2018
Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda
Renewed relations between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan bring long-awaited relief, yet security is a major concern.
Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda
Tajikistan's President Makes Historic Visit to Uzbekistan
August 21, 2018
Tajikistan's President Makes Historic Visit to Uzbekistan
Seventeen years after his last official visit, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon visited Tashkent and Samarkand.
Tajikistan's President Makes Historic Visit to Uzbekistan
What's Stands in the Way of Tajikistan's Development? Basically Everything
June 28, 2018
What's Stands in the Way of Tajikistan's Development? Basically Everything
Bad governance structures and rampant corruption underpin a system that lacks justice.
What's Stands in the Way of Tajikistan's Development? Basically Everything
Uzbekistan Makes Up With Tajikistan Over Electricity
March 12, 2018
Uzbekistan Makes Up With Tajikistan Over Electricity
For over two decades, the Uzbek-Tajik relationship has been marred by tension, but a recent bilateral visit may mark a true thaw.
Uzbekistan Makes Up With Tajikistan Over Electricity
Promise of Progress: Visas and Borders on the Uzbek-Tajik Agenda
January 12, 2018
Promise of Progress: Visas and Borders on the Uzbek-Tajik Agenda
An agreement on visa-free travel up to a month between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan is in the works.
Promise of Progress: Visas and Borders on the Uzbek-Tajik Agenda
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
November 01, 2017
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
Tajik police detained a prominent businessman, leaving room for the president's son-in-law.
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
Tajik State TV Documentary Accuses Iran of Civil War Meddling
August 10, 2017
Tajik State TV Documentary Accuses Iran of Civil War Meddling
Feeding on old rumors, the documentary is further indication of a deteriorating relationship.
Tajik State TV Documentary Accuses Iran of Civil War Meddling
In Tajikistan, Lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov Faces Even More Charges
August 04, 2017
In Tajikistan, Lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov Faces Even More Charges
Tajikistan is heaping insult upon injury with its merciless persecution of a lawyer, his lawyer, and his family.
In Tajikistan, Lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov Faces Even More Charges
Is Tajikistan Really Clearing Corruption From the Anti-Corruption Agency?
August 01, 2017
Is Tajikistan Really Clearing Corruption From the Anti-Corruption Agency?
Not quite.
Is Tajikistan Really Clearing Corruption From the Anti-Corruption Agency?
Hijab Hubbub: Tajikistan Sets Up Commission to Combat 'Alien' Clothing
July 26, 2017
Hijab Hubbub: Tajikistan Sets Up Commission to Combat 'Alien' Clothing
The commission will be taking “Tajik traditions” and “modern” life into consideration in promoting "appropriate" clothing.
Hijab Hubbub: Tajikistan Sets Up Commission to Combat 'Alien' Clothing
Hired: Tajik President's Daughter Lands Deputy Post at a Major Bank
July 21, 2017
Hired: Tajik President's Daughter Lands Deputy Post at a Major Bank
Better to hire a Rahmon, than anger one.
Hired: Tajik President's Daughter Lands Deputy Post at a Major Bank
A Central Asian President's Guide to Getting Published
July 14, 2017
A Central Asian President's Guide to Getting Published
An important building block in any cult of personality is a whole shelf of laudatory texts.
A Central Asian President's Guide to Getting Published
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