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Alexander Sodiqov

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Central Asia Editor

A Tajikistan native, I am presently based in Canada, doing a PhD in Political Science at the University of Toronto. I blog at Tajikistan Monitor and tweet under @asodiqov.

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5 March 2014

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Tajik Human Rights Activist Named a Woman of Courage

Oinikhol Bobonazarova of Tajikistan wins the International Women of Courage Award.

25 February 2014

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Tajik Court Fines Journalist for Calling Docile Intellectuals ‘Shit’

A journalist who quoted Vladimir Lenin in criticizing state-appointed, docile intellectuals in Tajikistan has been ordered by court to pay over 6,000 US dollars in "moral damage".

20 February 2014

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“They Fell Our Souls and Memory”: Felling of Trees Draws Anger in Tajikistan

Whenever the authorities in Dushanbe launch a redevelopment project, they start by felling trees. Over the last decade, Tajikistan's capital has lost thousands of trees.

14 February 2014

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Kazakhstan Gets Its First Medal in Sochi

Kazakhstan's Denis Ten finished third in men's figure skating tonight, bringing the country its first-ever Olympic medal in this sport.

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