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Uzbekistan Makes Up With Tajikistan Over Electricity
March 12, 2018

Uzbekistan Makes Up With Tajikistan Over Electricity

By Paolo Sorbello
For over two decades, the Uzbek-Tajik relationship has been marred by tension, but a recent bilateral visit may mark a true thaw.
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

By Catherine Putz
An agreement on visa-free travel up to a month between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan is in the works.

Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
November 01, 2017

Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market

By Paolo Sorbello
Tajik police detained a prominent businessman, leaving room for the president's son-in-law.

Tajik State TV Documentary Accuses Iran of Civil War Meddling
August 10, 2017

Tajik State TV Documentary Accuses Iran of Civil War Meddling

By Catherine Putz
Feeding on old rumors, the documentary is further indication of a deteriorating relationship.

In Tajikistan, Lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov Faces Even More Charges
August 04, 2017

In Tajikistan, Lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov Faces Even More Charges

By Catherine Putz
Tajikistan is heaping insult upon injury with its merciless persecution of a lawyer, his lawyer, and his family.
Is Tajikistan Really Clearing Corruption From the Anti-Corruption Agency?
August 01, 2017

Is Tajikistan Really Clearing Corruption From the Anti-Corruption Agency?

By Catherine Putz
Not quite.

Hijab Hubbub: Tajikistan Sets Up Commission to Combat 'Alien' Clothing
July 26, 2017

Hijab Hubbub: Tajikistan Sets Up Commission to Combat 'Alien' Clothing

By Catherine Putz
The commission will be taking “Tajik traditions” and “modern” life into consideration in promoting "appropriate" 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

By Catherine Putz
Better to hire a Rahmon, than anger one.

A Central Asian President's Guide to Getting Published
July 14, 2017

A Central Asian President's Guide to Getting Published

By Catherine Putz
An important building block in any cult of personality is a whole shelf of laudatory texts.

20 Years Later, Tajikistan Rewrites Civil War History
June 28, 2017

20 Years Later, Tajikistan Rewrites Civil War History

By Catherine Putz
"So much has gone awry that most... produce little more than puzzled expressions when asked who is to blame."

The Tajik Civil War: 20 Years Later
June 01, 2017

The Tajik Civil War: 20 Years Later

By Christian Bleuer
Tajikistan is at peace, but its future remains bleak.
Exiled Tajik Opposition Leader Speaks
May 01, 2017

Exiled Tajik Opposition Leader Speaks

By Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska
“When the repression machine begins to work, it destroys everyone."

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