“History makes it clear, however, that the legend of fanatical Muslims sweeping through the world and forcing Islam at the point of the sword upon conquered races is one of the most fantastically absurd myths that historians have ever repeated.” –De Lacy O’Leary, Special Lecturer at the University of Bristol, 1908-1957. To create the image […]
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced Moscow’s intention to strengthen military bases in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in connection with the situation in Afghanistan. The head of the Russian Defense Ministry made the statement against the backdrop of military exercises in Tajikistan “Regional Cooperation – 2022” with the participation of the Central Asian countries, the United […]
Izzat Amon, a well-known activist for the rights of labour migrants, was sentenced to another 6 years in prison as part of a trumped-up criminal case of fraud. The verdict was announced on the 6th of June in the court of the I. Somoni district of Dushanbe. Earlier, he was sentenced by the capital’s court […]
On September 15-16, regular meetings of the Collective Security Council were held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, where they discussed the problems of international and regional security and their impact on the security of the CSTO member states, the CSTO information service reported. The main agenda was the situation in Afghanistan.
On 28 April 2021, Sergei Shoigu met with Uzbekistan’s Defense Minister, Bakhodir Kurbanov. It was indicated that Russia and Uzbekistan would for the first time develop a military cooperation program aimed at coordinating military relations between the two countries in 2021-2025.
A conference on Afghan settlement was held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on the 30th of March, reported Kommersant news agency. On Tuesday, Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process Conference was held in Dushanbe, the main theme of which was regional cooperation and the reconstruction of Afghanistan after the expected end of the conflict in this country. […]
Several people were arrested in the Kaluga region of Russia on charges of involvement in Hizb ut Tahrir, the FSB’s Public Relations Center reported on January, 27. The operation was carried out by joint forces of the FSB and the National Guard. According to media reports, the FSB detained several people and conducted a series […]