· June, 2007

Stories about Tajikistan from June, 2007

Tajikistan: Reforms Continue

26 June 2007

James reports on the continued reforms being implemented by Tajikistan's President Rahmon. The president argues that his cultural reforms are designed to cut back on excessive spending by impoverished citizens, while others say they are invasively micromanaging Tajik lives.

Tajikistan: Truce Anniversary

  26 June 2007

Beyond the River says that recent political developments highlight questions that have remained open since the peace agreement in Tajikistan's civil war, the tenth anniversary of which is coming in a few days.

Tajikistan: Safer Skies

22 June 2007

Vadim says that the purchase of new, modern planes will help Tajikistan's airline become safer.

Central Asia: Literature in Translation

  15 June 2007

Birds’ Books uses Uzbek author Hamid Ismailov's The Railway, one of the rare contemporary Central Asian novels translated into English, as a jumping off point for a discussion of Central Asian literature, language, translation, and the impact of modernism and the Soviet Union on Central Asia.

Tajikistan: Hyatt Dushanbe

  8 June 2007

Vadim reports on the announcement that Hyatt will be opening a hotel in Dushanbe, and he says that he hopes this will encourage local hoteliers to improve their services.

Tajikistan: Panj Bridges

6 June 2007

Are bridges across the Panj River to Afghanistan good or bad for Tajikistan? Vadim of neweurasia examines the issue.

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