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Vadim Sadonshoev

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Latest posts by Vadim Sadonshoev

2 February 2009

Tajikistan: New Year, New Energy Crisis

Until recently, most parts of Tajiksitan have had almost no electricity: only six hours a day. But at least what came during those six hours was steady. Now, the situation...

6 August 2008

Tajikistan: Olympics Blogwatch

One of the major events in the world of sports is going to happen in Beijing during the coming month. Almost all the countries are proudly sending their sportsmen to...

22 May 2008

Tajikistan: The power of gossip

Recently, the Uzbek website UzMetronom disseminated information about possible murder of Hasan Sadulloev, the bother-in-law of Tajik President Rahmon. Hasan is considered to be one of the wealthiest and powerful...

14 May 2008

Tajikistan: Poor country's most expensive trial

The poorest country in Central Asia, Tajikistan initiated the most expensive trial in the history of British legal proceedings. Tajikistan will pay 120 million USD for the legal fees which...

3 May 2008

Tajikistan: Electricity in Exchange of Salaries

The mayor of Dushanbe and Chairman of the Tajik Parliament's Upper Chamber Mamadsaid Ubaidulloev proposed a strange way to raise funds for construction of Rogun hydropower station – one of...

16 April 2008

Tajikistan: Unjust Distribution of Wealth

It is almost impossible to have a profitable business in Tajikistan if you follow all rules and regulations set by the state. People bitterly joke that the easiest way to...

27 March 2008

Tajikistan: Politicized Navruz

Navruz is one of the main celebrations for Tajiks. This time — more than ever — it means end of one of the harshest winter in several decades. People could...

13 March 2008

Tajikistan: Hunger to Replace Cold and Darkness

Tajikistan is a small country with big problems. The nation, particularly the rural population, is still suffering from energy crisis, but yet another crisis is going to embrace it very...

25 February 2008

Tajikistan: Energy Crisis Is Not Enough to Lose Patience

The continuing energy crisis is, probably, the worst problem that Tajikistan ever faced since the end of civil war. Neweurasia reports that most of the population is barely surviving this...

23 January 2008

Tajikistan: The ice age. Now

Despite the fact that the long-awaited hydropower station Sangtuda-1 in Tajikistan has been launched, the population still does not feel the changes. It is worth of mentioning that only the...

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