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оҳиста суст, жай жай...Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan - Dushanbe

August 22nd 2018
Day 2 Dushanbe Fast Facts • Population 679 400 • Elevation 800m • Settlement- 5th century BC • Dushanbe evolved in 1929 with establishment of a railway, aka Stalinabad- capital of new Soviet Tajik republic • 1950's back to Dushanbe (which means Monday), Tajik immigrants from Uzbekistan, German POW's and Russian exiles • 1990's civil war with the fall ... read more
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Tajikistani Flag The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s and 1870s, but Russia's hold on Central Asia weakened following the Revolution of 1917. Bolshevik control of the area was fiercely contested and not fully reestablished until 1925. Tajikistan beca... ... read more
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