Stories about Tajikistan from March, 2008
Vadim is concerned that the wrong reporting of the murder of Russian journalist by mass media can increase the anti-Tajik sentiments in Russia.
Navruz is one of the main celebrations for Tajiks. This time — more than ever — it means end of one of the harshest winter in several decades. People could hardly wait for these warm days that have come with the beginning of spring. Navruz has been celebrated throughout the...
Vadim reports that another rally in Khorog to be organized by Social Democratic Party of Tajikistan, demanding restrictiion of the president's power and fight against corruption.
Vadim reports that people in the eastern part of Tajikistan have taken to the streets in protest against arbitrariness of the law enforcement authorities.
Tajikistan is a small country with big problems. The nation, particularly the rural population, is still suffering from energy crisis, but yet another crisis is going to embrace it very soon. This time it's about food. Neweurasia reports that Barki Tojik – the country's electricity monopolist – promises to solve...
Kayumars Turkistani reviews a book titled “Tajikistan in the New Central Asia: Geopolitics, Great Power Rivalry and Radical Islam” by Swedish political scientist Lena Jonson, who analyzes the 5 years of Tajikistan’s foreign policy after 9/11.
Nathan writes about Kiva, the website that connects with microfinance institutions, allowing users to make small loans to entrepreneurs around the world, which can be of much help and use for the small and medium businesses in Tajikistan.
Vadim reports that the partly solved problem with electricity in Tajikistan, may have been not the main problem to face by the population this year, as the coming food deficit threatens to spark unrest in this volatile region.