Новости по теме Tajikistan

Goat polo, tug-of-war as Central Asia readies for Nomad Games
Goat polo, tug-of-war as Central Asia readies for Nomad Games

In a melee of hooves and hands, a scrum of horseriders on the plains of Central Asia wrestle to get control of the ball.

Goat polo, tug-of-war as Central Asia readies for Nomad Games
Photo courtesy of old.vko.ru
Russia to set up joint air defence system with ex-Soviet allies, including Kazakhstan

Russia continues working on setting up a joint air defence system with all of its ex-Soviet military allies, including Kazakhstan.

Russia to set up joint air defence system with ex-Soviet allies, including Kazakhstan
Hairatan. Photo courtesy of fglkabul.com
No work, no trade on empty Silk Road in northern Afghanistan

Hairatan, the only crossing between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan, is an ominous bellwether of economic activity in northern Afghanistan.

No work, no trade on empty Silk Road in northern Afghanistan
©Turar Kazangapov
Central Asia strongman regimes challenged by stuttering economy

Now authorities across ex-Soviet Central Asia are facing an unexpected legitimacy test as falling oil prices and Russia's recession.

Central Asia strongman regimes challenged by stuttering economy
Emomali Rakhmon. ©RIA Novosti
Tajikistan to hold key referendum in May

Tajikistan is to hold a referendum in May that is expected to let President Emomali Rakhmon stay in office.

Tajikistan to hold key referendum in May
Tajikistan bans trees, decorations in schools during festive season
Tajikistan bans trees, decorations in schools during festive season

Tajikistan has tightened restrictions on celebrations of the traditional festive season in schools in the Central Asian country, banning Christmas trees and gift-giving.

Tajikistan bans trees, decorations in schools during festive season
Emomali Rakhmon. Photo courtesy of iranenglishradioblog.wordpress.com
Tajik parliament votes to name president 'leader of nation'

Tajikistan's parliament on Wednesday unanimously voted to grant President Emomali Rakhmon the title 'Leader of the Nation' for life.

Tajik parliament votes to name president 'leader of nation'
Photo ©EK/Ilyas Omar
Central Asian countries sign Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation with USA

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the USA have issued the Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation.

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Central Asian countries sign Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation with USA
Kerry in Tajikistan for talks on Afghan border threat
Kerry in Tajikistan for talks on Afghan border threat

US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Tajikistan to talk about security threats on its Afghan border, on the fourth leg of a five-nation tour of Central Asia.

Kerry in Tajikistan for talks on Afghan border threat
Sergey Polikarpov, 56, wins the half marathon. Photo courtesy of omskzdes.ru
56-yo Kazakhstani wins Omsk half marathon for 6th time

56 y.o. Kostanay native Sergey Polikarpov has won the Spring Half Marathon in Omsk, Russia for the sixth time.

56-yo Kazakhstani wins Omsk half marathon for 6th time
Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan
Joint air defense system discussed by CSTO

Heads of CSTO member states’ delegations met in Dushanbe to discuss prospects of creating a unified air and missile defense system.

Joint air defense system discussed by CSTO
©RIA Novosti
SOC anti-terrorist drills take place in Kyrgyzstan

Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) had joint anti terrorist military drills in Kyrgyzstan.

SOC anti-terrorist drills take place in Kyrgyzstan
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Halo Online to be open for Kazakhstani gamers

Halo franchise has made free Halo Online FPS available to Kazakhstan and other former Soviet countries.

Halo Online to be open for Kazakhstani gamers
© akorda.kz
Kazakhstan hosts SCO heads of governments meeting

Kazakhstan hosted the meeting of the heads of governments of SCO member states in Astana yesterday.

Kazakhstan hosts SCO heads of governments meeting
Shavkat Rakhmonov in 2013. Photo © Vesti.kz
Victory for Kazakhstani MMA fighters at Battle of Nomads-2

The WMMAA Pro Asia Division Battle of Nomads-2 has been victorious for Kazahstani MMA fighters. On November 30, the International MMA Tournament kicked off in Almaty.

Victory for Kazakhstani MMA fighters at Battle of Nomads-2
Photo © RIA Novosty
Russian ruble fall has little effect on Kazakhstan economy: IMF

Kazakhstan is not strongly influenced by the changes in the currency rate of the Russian ruble.

Russian ruble fall has little effect on Kazakhstan economy: IMF
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo © RIA Novosti
Nazarbayev suggests drafting new development strategy for CIS

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has suggested creating a new development strategy for the CIS during Kazakhstan’s chairmanship.

Nazarbayev suggests drafting new development strategy for CIS
Photo courtesy of  Ministry of Defence press office.
Kazakhstani peace battalion and NATO participate in Steppe Eagle exercise in Germany

Kazakhstani peacekeeping battalion is taking part in the Steppe Eagle 2014 exercise in Germany.

Kazakhstani peace battalion and NATO participate in Steppe Eagle exercise in Germany
Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit at Navruz Palace, Dushanbe.Photo ©  RIA Novosti
Nazarbayev calls to solve boarder security issues at SCO

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev urged Shanghai Cooperation Organization countries to solve their boarder issues.

Nazarbayev calls to solve boarder security issues at SCO
President of Tajikistan Emomalii Rahmon and Kazakh President Nurusltan Nazarbayev. Photo ©Akorda
Nazarbayev discusses cooperation with Tajik President Rakhmon

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Tajik President Emomalii Rakhmon in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

Nazarbayev discusses cooperation with Tajik President Rakhmon