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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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7 February 2014

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Russian Commentator Mistakes Uzbekistan for Tajikistan at Olympics Opening Ceremony

A renowned Russian sports commentator mistook Uzbekistan's national team for that of Tajikistan in a live broadcast from the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

6 February 2014

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Some Kazakh Bloggers Dine With the Mayor, Some Get Jail Terms

Three Kazakh bloggers have been sentenced to 10 days in jail for protesting outside a restaurant where a mayor was meeting with their fellow bloggers.

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