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Tajikistan police use public shaming to silence women

Police are enforcing an unwritten moral code that applies only to women. Public shaming is an ever-reliable weapon in Tajikistan’s toolkit for silencing expressions of...

Amid Ukraine War, Kremlin Orders Nationwide Bomb Shelter Overhaul

Bomb shelters across Russia are undergoing systematic inspections and repairs following a Kremlin order to upgrade the country’s crumbling Soviet-era infrastructure, according to current...

Kyrgyzstan Reveals Fresh Turkish Military Drone Purchase

Kyrgyzstan has bought a new batch of Turkish military unmanned aerial systems, a government representative revealed. The systems are the Turkish Aerospace Industries’ Aksungur and...

The Narcostate

It’s perhaps not surprising that Tajikistan, which shares a poorly guarded, 750-mile border with opium-rich Afghanistan, has become a major global drug-trafficking hub—in fact, more...

Tajik armed forces hold anti-terror drills

Special forces units of the Tajik Armed Forces have held joint anti-terrorist exercises, according to the national news agency Khovar, Report informs referring to...

Evolution of Islam in Kazakhstan: How Modern Kazakh Muslims Balance Their Religious Identity, the Soviet Legacy and National Traditions

For more than 1,000 years, Islam has influenced the history and culture of Kazakhstan far more than one might expect – from the first...

Kazakhstan’s New Leadership Still Following Old Leadership’s Path

Last month, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was re-elected to what has become Central Asia’s most geopolitically and economically important country – Kazakhstan. Everyone knew he would win. His...


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