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Tajikistan, Uzbekistan Deal With Migrant Laborer Problem

Posted by jaypee 625 days ago Tajikistan
http://www.rferl.org —

The governments of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are moving to head off a potentially large problem caused by the shrinking market for migrant laborers in Russia.

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Top Tajik lawmaker urges migrant workers to resist extremism's call - Central Asia Online

Posted by jaypee 884 days ago Tajikistan
http://centralasiaonline.com —

DUSHANBE – The speaker of the Tajik parliament's upper chamber October 20 urged Tajik migrant workers not to fall for extremist recruiting pitches, CA-News.org reported October 22, quoting Shavkat Saidov, assistant to the speaker.

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Tajikistan looks to China as Russian remittances dry up

Posted by jaypee 884 days ago Tajikistan
http://www.ft.com —

Tajikistan, one of the world’s poorest countries, is counting on an influx of Chinese investment to cushion its economy from the reverberations of sanctions-hit Russia.

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Tajikistan’s Government Distances Itself from Labor Migrants

Posted by jaypee 1086 days ago Tajikistan
http://www.eurasianet.org —

Labor migrants make up Tajikistan’s economic lifeline, but that’s a fact the Central Asian country’s leadership doesn’t seem eager to acknowledge.

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Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan agree to organize joint border patrol

Posted by jaypee 1170 days ago Tajikistan
http://www.timesca.com —

DUSHANBE (TCA)  – Border cooperation between Tajikistan’s Sughd province and Kyrgyzstan’s Batken region was discussed at a meeting of the Tajik-Kyrgyz commission for demarcation and delimitation that took place in Dushanbe on January 7, according to the Tajik MFA information department.

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Tajik Labour Migrants Need Better Rights, Better Preparation

Posted by jacobo 1217 days ago Tajikistan
http://iwpr.net —

While progress has been made in securing rights for Tajik nationals working in Russia, more still needs to be done, according to an expert interviewed by IWPR.

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Work abroad blessing and curse for Tajikistan

Posted by jacobo 1234 days ago Tajikistan
http://globalpost.com —

When Tajikistan votes to elect its president Wednesday, Rano Mansurova's husband will not be joining her to cast his ballot in the capital Dushanbe but will be thousands of kilometres away in Russia.

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Tajikistan: In Ceremonial Presidential Race, Migrant Vote Shut Out

Posted by jaypee 1240 days ago Tajikistan
http://www.eurasianet.org —

Anyone following Tajikistan’s presidential election cycle knows that Imomali Rahmon is a cinch to win another seven-year term on November 6. But the lack of genuine electoral options is a source of frustration for an important constituency – the million-strong community of Tajik labor migrants in Russia.

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