Tajikistan

Tajikistan returning to electricity rationing regime

Tajikistan’s state-owned electricity utility company has reportedly reintroduced power rationing across most of the country in response to a drop in water levels at a key hydroelectric dam. The government has not been compelled to limit how …

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Putin holds talks with President of Tajikistan

Russian President Vladimir Putin held telephone talks with his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rahmon, during which the parties touched upon the developments in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone and Belarus, as well as settlement prospects in …

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Will Tajikistan Ever Join the Eurasian Economic Union?

In the past few weeks, there were some discussions inside Tajikistan about its potential membership in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). Although for Tajikistan, joining the EAEU has been on the table for a while, there are indications that …

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Tajikistan suspends electricity deliveries to Uzbekistan

Tajikistan says it has stopped delivering electricity to neighboring Uzbekistan and Afghanistan because diminished river levels caused by a winter of reduced snowfall have constrained output at the Soviet-build Nurek hydroelectric plant. …

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Tajikistan resumes flights to Russia

Tajikistan has officially informed the Russian side about the decision of the country's government to resume air traffic with the Russian Federation, the information and press department of the country's Foreign Ministry reported. …

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Are militants gathering at the Tajik border?

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon ordered to strengthen the border with Afghanistan in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO). There has recently been an accumulation of militants from various international terrorist groups. Afghan …

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Over 4,600 COVID-19 cases documented in Tajikistan

Tajikistan has confirmed 80 new COVID-19 cases by the evening of June 8. The total number of confirmed cases in the country reached 4,609, at the same time 2,763 coronavirus patients recovered so far, 48 patients died, AKIpress …

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Uzbekistan pledges huge investments in troubled exclave

The government in Uzbekistan has pledged dozens of millions of dollars in investments in an exclave rocked by unrest this week, but simultaneously appointed a top policeman as head of the district, signaling concern over potential for more …

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