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IWPR holds regular trainings for students and journalists from across Central Asia, with their materials published in Russian and national languages on the analytical platform CABAR.asia and in English for international readers on iwpr.net . Articles by IWPR reporters cover current events andsignificant trends that affect the lives of people in the whole Central Asian region.

Migrants in New Villages in Southern Tajikistan: No Electricity for Years and No Knowing When It Will Appear

Under Tajik authorities’ order, over the past few years, dozens of families from the Gorno-Badakhshan region, Rasht and Kulob voluntarily moved to the south of the country. However, many migrants are dissatisfied with the new situation and complain about difficult living conditions.

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14.05.19
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Messed up Mobile Internet Prices in Tajikistan: Why Were They Raised and Why Lowered?

Why was the order of the Antimonopoly Service of Tajikistan to increase tariffs for mobile Internet valid only for a week?

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06.05.19
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Agriculture in Tajikistan: Difficult with Loans, Can’t Do without Them

The agricultural reform has been going on in Tajikistan for several years – thousands of small dehkan farms have emerged on the basis of collective farms and state farms. However, experts think high loan interest rates can become an obstacle to the developing sector.

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26.04.19
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Emomali Rahmon’s Visit to Moscow: Close Ties and Misplaced Hopes

On April 17-18, the official visit of the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon to Russia took place. Despite the historical partnership of Moscow and Dushanbe, this is the first visit at this level for the past 12 years.
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19.04.19
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On Both Sides of the Kyrgyz-Tajik Border: A Manifesto and the Same Dreams

A month has passed since the clash between the residents of the Aksai village (Kyrgyzstan) and Vorukh exclave (Tajikistan), but people on both sides of the border still live with anxiety. On April 4-6, in Dushanbe, the government delegations of the two countries held a meeting on the delimitation and demarcation of the state border. However, it is not clear which decisions were made at this meeting.

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17.04.19
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Seventh-Day Adventists’ Life in Tajikistan

The Seventh-Day Adventist community in Dushanbe appeared in 1990, but Adventism emerged in Tajikistan back in 1930.
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09.04.19
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Return to Tajikistan: “Those Who Repent Will Be Amnestied”

The return of the first Tajik woman who spent a year in the Syrian city of Idlib, on the territory of the IS (terrorist and extremist organization banned in Tajikistan – Ed.), gives hope to other parents whose children went to the Arab conflicts zone and did not return.

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29.03.19
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Baptist Community of Tajikistan: 90 Years of Hopes and Dreams

According to various data, baptism in Tajikistan is practised by 0.005 to 0.02 per cent of residents. Representatives of this Christian movement have been the integral part of the spiritual life of the country for 90 years already.

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25.03.19
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Internet in Tajikistan Will Become More Expensive

The rise of Internet price in Tajikistan will not lead to an increase in state treasury tax collection, but can lead to a complete degradation of the mobile Internet market in the country, experts say.
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19.03.19
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The Road of Contention. The Authorities of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan Begin Negotiations After a Border Conflict

Since March 13, the confrontation between the residents of Aksai village (Kyrgyzstan) and Vorukh exclave (Tajikistan) is still ongoing. There are wounded on both sides, the Tajik media report of two dead.
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14.03.19
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