· April, 2006

Stories about Tajikistan from April, 2006

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

  25 April 2006

Zhenkov Cathedral, Almaty, Kazakhstan Welcome to the latest roundup from the Central Asian and Caucasian blogosphere, brought to you (almost) bi-weekly by neweurasia's Ben, James, Peter and Luke. As usual, we take you through the countries alphabetically. Unfortunately, the Azeri blogosphere is still underrepresented in our roundup – so if...

Central Asia: Corruption in Education

  24 April 2006

The Golden Road to Samarqand covers corruption in education in Central Asia, describing how corruption works in the Kyrgyz educational system and efforts to combat it in a few countries in the region.

Tajikistan: Mosques & Computers

  19 April 2006

James of neweurasia writes about a foreign donor-funded computer training program to be run by a mosque in Tajikistan and says that if this is not an explicit strategy to bolster moderate Islam, perhaps it should be.

Tajikistan: Working in Russia

  12 April 2006

“Tajik Boy” writes about racist attacks on foreigners in Russia, a situation that worries the many Tajiks who work in Russia or have a relative who does. He says that neither the Russian nor the Tajik governments pay enough attention to the situation.

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

  7 April 2006

(c) Christopher Herwig – Impressions from Turkmenistan – reproduced with permission Welcome to the latest roundup of the Central Asian and Caucasian blogosphere, brought to you bi-weekly by neweurasia. As usual, we take you through the countries alphabetically. Armenia: Onnik Krikorian has the latest from the Armenian blogosphere on Oneworld....

Tajikistan: Bright Future

  5 April 2006

“Tajik Boy” comments on US Ambassador to Tajikistan Richard Hoagland's remark that Tajikistan is a success story and says that he thinks the country has a bright future in store.

Tajikistan: Success Story?

  1 April 2006

US Ambassador to Tajikistan Richard Hoagland called the country a success story recently. Alan Cordova takes a look at whether or not that is truly the case.

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