Stories about Tajikistan from April, 2007
Near|Abroad discusses the European Union's new diplomacy plans for engaging Central Asia.
Sue Sypko discusses how photographs taken by Russian Imperial and Soviet photographers communicate different meanings.
No more golden teeth, mobile phones in lecture halls, hijabs, sexy clothes - and from now on even no more Russian name endings! What's behind Tajikistan's recent flurry of cultural legislation? Are we witnessing a reincarnation of Turkmenistan's deceased dictator Turkmenbashi or simply a young nation's right to self-determination? Bloggers from Central Asia and beyond offer their opinions.
Bonnie Boyd writes that since 1991, there has been more hot air than progress on saving the Aral Sea.
Beyond the River says that recent cultural reforms the president of Tajikistan has implemented stand to alienate youth.
At neweurasia, Marianna argues that NGOs need to develop a culture of giving across Central Asia and the Caucasus to encourage local corporate support of the work that NGOs do.
Vadim draws parallels between Tajik politics in the 1990s and the current political situation in Kyrgyzstan, saying that Kyrgyzstan must do what it can to avoid making the mistakes Tajikistan did.
neweurasia interviews well known American Central Asia scholar Martha Brill Olcott.
Bonnie Boyd reports on how climate change affects Central Asia.
At neweurasia, Vadim reports that Tajikistan's government is trying to convince the London Museum to return the Oxus Treasure, an important collection of Achaemenid Persian metalwork.
Siberian Light links to neweurasia‘s stories on the Russian Germans and ethnic Russians living in Central Asia.