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Iskandar · February, 2014

Ardent reader. Ardent traveler. Ardent social media user.

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Latest posts by Iskandar from February, 2014

“A Trip He Will Not Forget”: Russian Man Flies to Tajikistan By Mistake

A young man did not check his ticket before departure and arrived in Tajikistan's Kurgan-Tyube instead of Russia's Kurgan.

“We Are Not an Anomaly or Disease”: Gay Bloggers Speak Up in Tajikistan

Social media is enabling Tajikistan's gay community to speak up against widespread homophobic attitudes. These attitudes, however, are quite sticky.

“Vegetarianism Equals Evil” in Tajikistan

A foreigner tweeting under @onlytajikistan tells about Tajik food and about the way the country has changed him from a vegetarian to meat eater.

Surname Change As “National Duty” in Tajikistan

Tajikistan Is “Besieged by Snow”

A massive snow storm has caused a nightmare for hundreds of thousands of people in Tajikistan.

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