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Iskandar · February, 2014

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Latest posts by Iskandar from February, 2014

Surname Change As “National Duty” in Tajikistan

  5 February 2014

Following a controversial assertion by Tajikistan's Prosecutor General, senior officials in the country continue claiming that citizens whose surnames end in “-ov” or “-ev” are not patriots. Speaking to journalists today, Gavhar Sharofzoda, the head of the Tajikistan Language and Terminology Committee, said [ru], “Getting rid of Russian endings in...

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