· April, 2007

Stories about Tajikistan from April, 2007

Tajikistan: Cultural Faux Pas or Nation Building?

  19 April 2007

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.

Kyrgyzstan: Tajikistan in the 90s

  9 April 2007

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.

Tajikistan: Bringing Treasure Home

  4 April 2007

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.

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