Tajikistan Newswire (Page 6)

Tajikistan Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tajikistan. (Page 6)

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  1. Russia Seeks Joint Use Of Tajik Air Base Amid Growing Islamic MilitancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    Russia wants to expand its air force deployment to Tajikistan and is in talks with Dushanbe for joint use of an air base in the former Soviet republic, the Russian ambassador to Dushanbe said on December 27. Russia already has an infantry base near Dushanbe with up to 7,000 troops stationed there and last year deployed four attack and transport helicopters to a nearby Ayni air base. Ambassador Igor Lyakin-Frolov told reporters in Dushanbe that the Russian and Tajik governments were in talks over an agreement that would allow Russia joint use of the Ayni base and to expand its presence there.

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  2. 11:01 Russia wants to boost air force presence in TajikistanRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2016 | AkiPress

    Russia wants to expand its air force deployment to Tajikistan and is in talks with Dushanbe for joint use of an air base in the former Soviet republic, the Russian ambassador to Dushanbe said on Tuesday, reports Reuters . Russia already has an infantry base near Dushanbe with up to 7,000 troops stationed there and last year deployed four attack and transport helicopters to a nearby Ayni air base.

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  3. Russia Wants to Boost Air Force Presence in TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Voice of America

    Russia wants to expand its air force deployment to Tajikistan and is in talks with Dushanbe for joint use of an air base in the former Soviet republic, the Russian ambassador to Dushanbe said on Tuesday. Russia already has an infantry base near Dushanbe with up to 7,000 troops stationed there and last year deployed four attack and transport helicopters to a nearby Ayni air base.

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  4. 13:39 Uzbek delegation led by Deputy PM Rustam Azimov expected to arrive in Dushanbe todayRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2016 | AkiPress

    The delegation of Uzbekistan headed by Vice Prime Minister Rustam Azimov, who is expected to be received by President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon. The agenda of the event will touch the issues of increasing industrial production supplies, creation of joint plants on production of the necessary products, transport and communication cooperation, trade relation and etc.

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  5. 11:40 CSTO to assist Dushanbe in strengthening border with AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | AkiPress

    Tajikistan at the session of the CSTO Collective Security Council on December 26 urged the member states to give priority to protection and strengthening of the state border of Tajikistan and Afghanistan, reported the Russian media. The heads of states of the CSTO countries at the St. Petersburg meeting discussed assistance to Tajikistan in stabilizing the situation on the border with Afghanistan, Secretary General of the Organization Nikolai Bordyuzha told reporters.

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  6. 10:41 Tajikistan's Foreign Ministry urges Russian Foreign Ministry to ...Read the original story

    Dec 26, 2016 | AkiPress

    The Foreign Ministry of Tajikistan requested the Foreign Ministry of Russia to assist in continuation of the direct talks between the aviation authorities of the two countries on the air communication issues, reports the Tajik Foreign Ministry. The note from the Tajik Ministry was sent on December 25. It indicates violation of the air traffic agreement between the governments of Tajikistan and Russia dated September 12, 1997 by the Russian side.

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  7. 14:43 U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan updates its security message for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | AkiPress

    The U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan has updated message for its citizens about the possible terror attacks on the territory of the country. "In light of the current terrorist threat level, upcoming holidays, and recent events in Berlin and Ankara, the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe would like to remind U.S. citizens of the following recommendations that we first provided on November 9 and which remain current: - While traveling in Gorno-Badakhshan, avoid camping or biking after dark in the vicinity of the Afghan border, especially between populated areas.

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  8. 'We got Christmas back': readers mark 25 years since fall of Soviet UnionRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2016 | Groong

    ... relatives accumulated socks, soap, shoes for the future".  A woman offers a treat to soldiers in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, after a state of emergency was declared following an unauthorised rally in February 1990. Photograph: Sovfoto/UIG via Getty ...

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  9. Tajikistan, Russia Mired in New Flights BattleRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2016 | EurasiaNet

    With the New Year holidays approaching, Russia and Tajikistan have decided to engage in a fresh round of battle of flight bans. The dispute is sowing deep uncertainty among passengers and affecting those most vulnerable, the Tajik migrant laborers upon whom Tajikistan's economy strongly depends.

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  10. Tajikistan: Cold Snap Highlights Power CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | EurasiaNet

    A switchyard at the all-important Nurek hydropower plant, Tajikistan's main source of power. Recent cold snaps stretched the nation's decrepit electricity system to its thinnest point in several years.

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  11. 17:10 Tajikistan cancels Yamal flights in response to Moscow sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | AkiPress

    Tajikistan did not allow flights of Russia's Yamal airline to airports in Dushanbe and Khujand in response to the warnings of the Russian side to suspend the Somon Air airline's flights to Russian regions, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the Russian Ministry of Transport. "The negotiations of the aviation authorities of Russia and Tajikistan concluded on December 22. The Tajik side violating the air traffic agreement and the signed protocol dated November 7, 2016 has not agreed on flights of the Yamal airline from the Zhukovsky airport," said the Ministry.

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  12. 12:35 Overcoming gender stereotypes discussed in TajikistanRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | AkiPress

    A roundtable discussion on overcoming prevalent stereotypes in Tajikistan was held by the OSCE Office on December 19 in Dushanbe, bringing together some 30 national gender experts, women politicians, and representatives of civil society and youth, said the OSCE. Participants discussed the cultural understandings of gender roles versus traditional values.

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  13. The Morning Vertical, December 22, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    ... to prepare cases involving war crimes and human rights abuses in Syria. Russia announced it would stop flights to Tajikistan, and then agreed to resume them within hours on December 21 as a dispute played out in talks between Moscow and Dushanbe ...

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  14. 14:26 Tajikistan can reach energy independence in 3 years - RahmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | AkiPress

    Tajikistan can reach energy independence and thus resolve one of the priority tasks, if the government makes the necessary efforts, said President Emomali Rahmon addressing the Parliament of the country, reports the Avesta news agency. According to him, there are 11 energy projects worth 10 billion somoni in the country today.

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  15. 13:05 Russia and Tajikistan negotiating on continuation of air trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | AkiPress

    The aviation authorities of Russia and Tajikistan are holding talks on continuation of flight connection between the two countries, an official with Russia's Transport Ministry told TASS . "Currently, the aviation authorities of Russia and Tajikistan are holding talks in order not to halt flight connection," the official said.

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  16. 12:22 UNODC brings together Central Asian penal reform leaders to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | AkiPress

    Dushanbe hosted December 20-21 a regional workshop with over 50 policy-makers, justice professionals and other experts from Central Asian and other countries to discuss promising practices and existing challenges related to the management of prison-based rehabilitation programmes, UNODC told AKIpress on December 22. During the workshop, hosted by the Government of Tajikistan and organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime , in cooperation with Penal Reform International, participants emphasized the need to strengthen education, vocational training and work programmes in prisons in line with international standards and norms.

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  17. Russia Stops, Then Resumes Flights To Tajikistan Amid Airport DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    Russia announced it would stop flights to Tajikistan, and then agreed to resume them within hours on December 21 as a dispute played out in talks between Moscow and Dushanbe over air service between the countries. At one point about 100 passengers were stranded in Moscow's Zhukovsky airport before Tajikistan's aviation authorites agreed to temporarily allow flights by Russia's Yamal airline to airports in Dushanbe and Khujand.

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  18. Uzbekistan's New President - a Reformer or Another Dictator?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Al+ Armenia

    ... provisional agreement on non-demarcated sections of the countriesA joint border. Then, last week, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan signed an agreement to resume flights between Tashkent and Dushanbe for the first time in 24 years. Regular flights are to ...

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  19. 16:50 Russia warns Tajikistan over banned Yamal Airlines flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | AkiPress

    ... with the Yamal Airlines warning to suspend all Tajik flights to Russia otherwise. The Minister noted that Tajikistan does not agree on the flights of the Yamal Airlines to Tajikistan, since the number of Russian flights to and from Moscow is enough. ...

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  20. 11:32 Vice PM of Uzbekistan Rustam Azimov to visit TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | AkiPress

    The delegation of Uzbekistan led by Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Azimov is expected to arrive in Tajikistan on December 26, reports Asia-Plus. The meeting of the intergovernmental commission of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on trade and economic cooperation will be held in Dushanbe next week.

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