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Emomali Rahmon congratulates Vladimir Putin on his birthday

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President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon had a telephone conversation with President of Russia Vladimir Putin.   The head of Tajikistan congratulated the Russian president on his birthday and wished him all the best, the press service of the head of state reports.   As part of the telephone conversation, the presidents of the two countries Read More

IMF predicts minimal economic growth in Tajikistan

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Coronavirus pandemic continues to have a dire economic impact on Tajikistan, says the report of the International Monetary Fund, published on October 5 this year.   «Trade and transport problems have severely impacted economic activity and remittances, with the latter declining by about 15%», – note the authors of the report.   Fund economists predict Read More

Local authorities have their powers cut. Will it reduce corruption?

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The heads of regional departments and departments of education in Tajikistan will henceforth be appointed by the ministry, and not by the heads of cities and districts. Lawmakers argue it will root out corruption.   Parliament makes changes.   The lower house of the parliament of Tajikistan on October 1 supported the amendments proposed by Read More

Recruits to be tested for coronavirus twice

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The first test is taken by recruits in the district hospitals from where they are called up, the second – in the regional and city draft commissions, said the head of the press center of the Ministry of Defense of Tajikistan Faridun Mahmadalizoda.   «If they do not have a coronavirus infection, they will be Read More

Source: Tajik-Kyrgyz border under heavy guard since March

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Tajikistan’s border with Kyrgyzstan remains closed and heavily guarded since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, reported in the power unit of the government.   «Since then, the border has been closed and strengthened. We then increased security in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic. Border guards instructed to be more vigilant in connection with recent Read More

Kyrgyzstan election: PM Boronov resigns as election results annulled

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Kubatbek Boronov has now been replaced by Sadyr Japarov, who protesters released from jail the day before.   Opposition groups had earlier seized control of parliament, protesting election results they say were rigged, BBC reports   Facing mounting pressure, the country’s electoral body has annulled the results of Sunday’s parliament elections.   Kubatbek Boronov has Read More

Resident of Shakhrinav convicted of rape of his relative

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By the decision of the Supreme Court of Tajikistan, Shakhrinav resident Olimboy Azizov was sentenced to 18 years in prison for the rape of a minor.   In court, it was noted that Azizov committed violence against his 14-year-old relative right in her home.   «After visiting his cousin’s house twice in January 2019, Olimboy Read More

Vadim Sadonshoev becomes the new head of Internews in Tajikistan

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Vadim Sadonshoev has been a project manager at Internews in Tajikistan since 2018. Prior to joining Internews, Sadonshoev worked in the Information Department of the US Embassy in Dushanbe, was the Public Relations and Media Coordinator of the Eurasia Foundation – Central Asia.   He also served as Executive Director of the Ismaili Center in Read More