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“What the Hell Is Tajikistan? Why Do They Even Exist?”
Written by Alexander Sodiqov On 8 February 2014 @ 19:38 pm | 1 Comment
In Central Asia & Caucasus, Citizen Media, English, Quick Reads, Tajikistan
Tajikistan is a small and relatively young country unknown to many people throughout the world. Tajikistan Monitor writes :
The opening ceremony for this year’s Winter Olympics gave me an opportunity to monitor people’s online reactions to watching team Tajikistan enter the Sochi stadium. Below are just some of the most typical reactions, in English and some other languages… These tweets show that Tajikistan is still an obscure “one-of-those-stans” or “it-is-Russia-right?” countries for most people in western countries.
The blog features several dozen of such tweets, including the likes of “What the hell is Tajikistan?” and “Why do they even exist?”.
Meanwhile, NagaBlogging offers  five reasons why people outside the country should know about Tajikistan.
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