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Tajik blogger goes on trial on charges of illegal entrepreneurship, false denunciation and cooperation with banned opposition group

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Tajik blogger Daler Imomali has gone on trial in Dushanbe on charges human rights organizations call unfounded.   Citing sources close to prosecutor’s office, Radio Liberty’s Tajik Service, known locally as Radio Ozodi, reports a court in Dushanbe’s Shohmansour district started the trial behind closed doors on October 7.   Daler Imomali is charged with Read More

CIS leaders gather for informal summit in St. Petersburg to discuss multifaceted cooperation

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The Tajik president’s official website reports that the meeting participants discussed issues related to further expansion of multifaceted cooperation between the CIS member nations and the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the Council of the Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States that will take place in Astana, Kazakhstan this week.   Read More

Farmers of Khatlon province suffer huge losses due to lack of irrigation water

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Thus, residents of Madaniyat village in Jaloliddin-Balkhi district say about 300 hectares of land were left without water this season and their crops have dried up.   Representatives of the Jaloliddini-Balkhi water management department have reportedly “confirmed the existing problem and stated that the main reason for the lack of water is the increase in Read More

Kyrgyzstan cancels planned military exercise for CSTO military personnel

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The exercise, dubbed The Indestructible Brotherhood-2022, was reportedly scheduled for October 10-14 and was to include military personnel from all six member nations of the CSTO – Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.   Besides, military personnel from five other countries, including Mongolia, Serbia, Syria, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, were reportedly also supposed to participate Read More

Russian, Belarusian leaders agree to deploy joint regional group of forces

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Belarusian president, in particular, recalled that he had a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin after the informal CIS summit in St. Petersburg. “Given the aggravation on the western borders of the Union State, we agreed to deploy a regional group of forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus. This complies Read More

New York mayor declares state of emergency over asylum seekers

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New York City expects to spend at least US$1 billion by the end of this fiscal year on the burgeoning shelter crisis that now has more than 61,000 people — more than a third of them children — in its system, Mayor Eric Adams said on October 7 as he declared an asylum seeker state Read More

Iran, Tajikistan to witness new chapter in cooperation, says Iranian president

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IRNA says President Raisi sent a message of congratulations to Tajik President Emomali Rahmon on October 7 to felicitate his birthday, expressing hope that the deep cultural, historical, civilizational and lingual affinities will continue with the continuation of joint meetings; so, we can witness new pages of cooperation in line with securing mutual interests, and Read More

Tajik MFA updates data on those killed in the latest border clashes, but then removes this info from website

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According to information on the Tajik MFA’s official website on October 8, Tajik Deputy Foreign Minister, Sodiq Imomi, speaking at a consultative meeting of deputy foreign ministers from the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member nations in Yerevan, Armenia, noted on October 7 that 59 nationals of Tajikistan were killed and 234 others were injured Read More

Residents of border villages of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan live in fear after the latest clashes in September

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In the latest border clashes between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan that occurred on September 14-17, both sides reportedly lost over 100 people both military population and ordinary citizens. During fierce armed confrontations, a lot of schools, mosques were destroyed in addition to the houses of civilians; administrative buildings were also attacked by fire, according to CABAR.asia. Read More

Defense Ministry of Kyrgyzstan cancels Indestructible Brotherhood — 2022 drills

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Kyrgyzstan canceled the military drill of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), the country’s Defense Ministry said on Sunday. Kyrgyzstan decided to call off the «Indestructible Brotherhood-2022» military drill of the CSTO that was scheduled to be held on its territory from Oct. 10 to 14, the ministry said in a statement. The reason for Read More