No surprises in Tajikistan as Rahmon retains presidency with 91% of vote

Nizom Khodjayev in Nur-Sultan October 13, 2020

Outcome secures him a fifth presidential term.

A Tajikistan poised on verge of economic calamity set for vote

Eurasianet October 10, 2020

President Rahmon will win easily, but elections are the least of his problems.

Tajikistan revives on-off dispute with Iran

Eurasianet September 30, 2020

Tehran summoned the Tajik ambassador to account for accusations of supporting terrorism.

Disasters in the making

Will Conroy in Prague September 19, 2020

Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan among countries ranked most vulnerable by inaugural edition of Ecological Threat Register.

The Tajik election—Stick not twist for Moscow

Nizom Khodjayev in Bishkek September 5, 2020

Nevertheless, one analyst holds that the Kremlin “sees growing discontent” with dictator of three decades Emomali Rahmon and “probably understands that very soon he will be unable to prevent a social explosion”.