In Tajikistan, a person’s name is no longer a private matter. Officials insist that a name is an indication of the degree of patriotism of its bearer.
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As historians in Tajikistan seek to move the origins of the nation as far back in time as possible, netizens are increasingly distrustful of the updated history.
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An image of a Tajik flag used to collect trash has angered social media users in the country.
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