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More, Better Jobs: Tajikistan’s Employment Problems
February 15, 2017

More, Better Jobs: Tajikistan’s Employment Problems

By Catherine Putz
New World Bank report highlights that Dushanbe is underutilizing a growing workforce.

Tajikistan: The Eurasian Economic Union’s Next Member?
July 19, 2016

Tajikistan: The Eurasian Economic Union’s Next Member?

By Catherine Putz
Long rumored and rumored still, Dushanbe is reportedly exploring joining the EEU.
Tajikistan: The Iron Fist Closes
June 08, 2016

Tajikistan: The Iron Fist Closes

By Cholpon Orozobekova
Even as he consolidates power, Emomali Rahmon's paranoia knows no limits.

Tajikistan: Remittance Values Fall
January 05, 2016

Tajikistan: Remittance Values Fall

By Catherine Putz
While the value of remittances has indeed fallen, workers are not returning in droves as some feared.

How Many Tajik ISIS Recruits Were Arrested in Turkey?
July 15, 2015

How Many Tajik ISIS Recruits Were Arrested in Turkey?

By Catherine Putz
A story about 25 Tajik ISIS recruits seems to have became a story about one Tajik ISIS recruit.

Central Asia's Moment of Instability
June 28, 2015

Central Asia's Moment of Instability

By William B. Farrell
A key Tajik figure announces his allegiance to the Islamic State, with some significant potential ramifications.

Approved: Additional World Bank Funds for Tajikistan
June 23, 2015

Approved: Additional World Bank Funds for Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
The $12 million in additional financing is for temporary employment, with no word on long term solutions.
Tough Times Ahead in Tajikistan
May 27, 2015

Tough Times Ahead in Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
A recent World Bank report has a grim outlook for Central Asia’s poorest state.

Times Are Getting Tougher for Central Asian Migrant Workers in Russia
April 07, 2015

Times Are Getting Tougher for Central Asian Migrant Workers in Russia

By Catherine Putz
The Russian language, history, and civics test for migrant workers is getting tougher and more politicized this summer.

Grim News from Central Asia
March 13, 2015

Grim News from Central Asia

By Casey Michel
A string of bad news has emerged from the region.

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