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Jehovah’s Witness gets a jail term of two years for refusing military service

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 A military court in Dushanbe has sentenced a Jehovah’s Witness to two years in prison after finding him guilty of refusing compulsory military service. The court made the ruling against 20-year-old Jovidon Bobojonov on April 2, the Jehovah’s Witnesses told Radio Liberty’s Tajik Service. The trial was reportedly held behind closed doors. Tajik authorities have Read More

‘Don’t believe the rumors. The are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Tajikistan,’ says health ministry

2 months ago tngadmin 0
 The Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population has released a statement, officially denying the rumors about the coronavirus-linked death in the Jabbor-Rasoulov district of the Sughd province. To-date, Tajikistan has conducted nearly 3,000 tests and that all have come back negative, said the statement released by the Health Ministry on April 6. Read More

UK prime minister hospitalized for coronavirus

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 International media reports say that to a press release from the UK Prime Minister’s office, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalized for tests on April 5 after suffering persistent symptoms of the new coronavirus 10 days after he tested positive for the illness, his office said. Johnson was admitted to an unnamed London hospital Read More

Rubles in the near abroad

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 Coronavirus is the first major economic shock to test the Moscow-led Eurasian Economic Union, Eurasianet said, noting that so far, there’s been more friction than friendship. At a March 25 meeting of the Eurasian Economic Commission (Commission), the EAEU’s executive body agreed to drop customs duties on medical equipment and other items imported for the Read More

President, Dushanbe mayor visit Dushanbe’s parks

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 Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and Dushanbe Mayor Rustam Emomali today visited Dushanbe’s parks to get acquainted with the tree and flower planting situation. They, in particular, visited Ahmadi Donish, Boghi Iram, Kurushi Kabir and Navrouzgoh parks, according to the Tajik president’s official website. Emomali Rahmon reportedly ordered Dushanbe mayor and municipal administrators to speed up Read More