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Prices for staple goods soar in Tajikistan

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Bazaars and stores have not seen such a rush on groceries since March, when alarm surged over the prospect of authorities sealing borders as a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19, Eurasianet reported on October 22.   Back then, sugar and flour was hard to find in retail spots. Food warehouses reportedly emptied too. Read More

Tajik president listed among world’s 500 most influential Muslims

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Tajikistan’s grand mufti Saidmukarram Abdulqodirzoda has also been listed among the world’s 500 most influential Muslims.   This publication, which has been published since 2009, sets out to ascertain the influence some Muslim have on the worldwide Muslim community. Influence is: any person who has the power (be it cultural, ideological, financial, political or otherwise) Read More

UFC Habib Nurmagomedov’s last outing too hot for Tajikistan?

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Nurmagomedov’s lightweight Ultimate Fighting Championship, or UFC, title matchup with American Justin Gaethje had been hotly anticipated in Dushanbe, where the Dagestani is widely idolized, according to Eurasianet.   MMA, a sport in which kicks, punches and chokeholds are all deemed above board, has been banned in Tajikistan since the end of 2017 by a Read More

Everyone should watch presidential inauguration ceremony

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The ceremony will be broadcast live beginning at 9:00 am employees of state-run agencies and organizations will watch the presidential inauguration ceremony.   Recall, a dance teacher at a choreography school in Dushanbe was fired in February 2018 for skipping presidential address.   Saida Rustamova told RFE/RL on February 14, 2018 that official documents stated Read More

Former Kyrgyz president on hunger strike to protest bad prison conditions

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Atambayev’s defense lawyer, Zami Zhooshev told 24.rg on October 26 that Almazbek Atambayev has been transported to detention center 1 in Bishkek.   According to him, the former head of state is held in a basement where prisoners sentenced to death were previously kept.   “The heating was turned on in this cell only today. Read More

India may get COVID-19 vaccine by December

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“India may get COVID-19 vaccine by March 2021 provided the regulators speed up the process as multiple manufacturers are working on it,” Jadhav said at the India Vaccine Accessibility e-summit organized by HEAL Foundation in association with ICCIDD.   India will get 60-70 million dosages of vaccines by December 2020 but they will come into Read More