Interfaith marriages in Tajikistan: all is possible if you are in love

Different religions should not become the obstacles to marriage, as religious scholars and representatives of clergy say. The main thing that matters is mutual respect and following the traditions of both sides.
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08.10.19

“Not Being a Burden to the State.” How Ethnic Kazakhs From China Who Came Back to Historical Homeland Live?

For six months of 2019, over a thousand families of ethnic Kazakhs have moved back from China to their historical homeland.  

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23.09.19

Arastun Orujlu: Central Asian Experience of Working with “Returnees” from Syria is Useful for Azerbaijan

“Participation of CIS in radical groups fighting in Syria, Iraq and some parts of Afghanistan is a common issue for all CIS states. Joint efforts would facilitate the fight against this phenomenon and terrorism in general,” Arastun Orujlu, Azerbaijan-based expert in security issues, former officer of the Ministry of National Security of Azerbaijan, and head of the Vostok Zapad think tank, said in the interview to CABAR.asia.
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23.09.19
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Indira Aslanova

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Kadyr Malikov

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Mahrambek Anvarzoda

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Mirkhat Madiyarov

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Kurbanova Nazira

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Negmatullo Mirsaidov

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Rasim Chelidze

Theologian, Kazakhstan

Rustam Azizi

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Saidakhmat Kalamdarov

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Emil Nasritdinov

Professor, Department of Anthropology, American University of Central Asia

Yulia Denisenko

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