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Questions relating to the government or the politics of the Republic of Tajikistan.

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What clothing is included in Tajikstan's recent sumptuary law?

The government of Tajikistan recently passed a law imposing restrictions on the types of clothing that are legal within the country. This law has generally been described as a "hijab ban," ...
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How Islamic are the policies of the gov't of Tajikistan, compared to that of Chechnya?

According to Western sources, Putin has managed to keep a lid on Chechnya by allowing Kadyrov a large degree of political autonomy in internal matters, which resulted in a significant 'Islamization' ...
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Why does Afghanistan use Solar Hijri calendar while they don't celebrate Nowruz as the new year day? [closed]

I was reading the Wikipedia article for Nowruz and the first map caught my eye: Iran is the only country that Nowruz is both a national holiday and the new year. Afghanistan on the other hand just ...
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What is the official position of the Collective Security Treaty Organization over the Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan border conflict?

Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are both members of Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO, Rus: ОДКБ), a military alliance supposed to defend their borders and provide with military framework if one ...
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