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  1. Uzbek Terrorist Pleads Guilty in Stockholm

    13 Feb 2018

    Uzbekistan  13/02/18 Rakhmat Akilov has pleaded guilty on the first day of his trial in Stockholm. The ethnic Tajik from Uzbekistan was accused of stealing a truck and using it to kill five people on a crowded Stockholm street on the 7th April 2017. Akilov, who is believed to have…

  2. 06/05/17 – Tajik Border Taliban activity

    09 May 2017

    It has been reported that certain Afghan districts of the Badakhshan province, a province that borders Tajikistan, may be under insurgent control. Reports currently are inconsistent although reliable sources have indicated fighting in the province, although it remains unclear if districts directly along the border have an insurgent presence. News…

  3. 05/04/2017 - Kygyz suspect in St Petersburg Bombing

    05 Apr 2017

    The National Security Committee of Kyrgyzstan (GKNB) have confirmed that a suspect in the St Petersburg metro bombing was born in Kyrgyzstan and later became a Russian citizen. The death toll of the attack has risen to 14 people, including citizens of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. Until the identity and guilt…

  4. 27/03/17 - Tajikistan - Military Exercises

    27 Mar 2017

    Tajikistan has announced it will be conducting two separate military manoeuvres, one involving US troops, the other Russian. The US manoeuvres will involve 150 American and 100 Tajik personal, while the Russian exercise could involve 2,000 Russian and up to 50,000 Tajik troops. Both exercises reflect the strategic importance of…

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