· August, 2006

Stories about Tajikistan from August, 2006

Central Asia: Borders 2

  23 August 2006

Ben Paarmann has posted part two of his series of posts on the determination of Central Asia's national borders during the Soviet period.

Former Soviet Union: 15 Years Since the August Coup

  19 August 2006

Today is 15 years since the beginning of the events that some people consider (RUS) Russia's Orange Revolution – but which are better known as the August Putsch. This year, on August 20 and 21, memorial services will be held in Moscow for Dmitry Komar, Ilya Krichevsky and Vladimir Usov,...

Central Asia: Borders

  17 August 2006

Ben Paarmann begins to examine the reasons for Central Asia's current borders, which are often incorrectly called “arbitrary.”

Tajikistan: Death of a Peacemaker

  11 August 2006

James of neweurasia has more on the death of Said Abdullo Nuri, who he says was instrumental in moving forward the peace process ending the Tajik civil war.

Tajikistan: Said Abdullo Nuri

10 August 2006

Ataman Rakim writes briefly about Said Abdullo Nuri, the leader of Tajikistan's Islamic Rennaissance Party who recently passed away.

Tajikistan: Women & HuT

  1 August 2006

James discusses the growing involvement of Tajik women in Hizb-ut-Tahrir, an Islamist organization in which they were earlier only peripherally involved.

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