Tajikistan: Arrests spark fresh unrest in Pamirs

Eurasianet May 27, 2020

Government troops are rumoured to have been dispatched to quell the trouble.

Russa’s coronavirus cases close to 300,000 but PM says growth in new cases has halted

bne IntelliNews May 19, 2020

Slowdown in new cases in Eastern Europe, while lockdowns already being lifted in Central and Southeast Europe.

OPINION: Post-COVID recessions bring risk of turbulent spring

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow May 11, 2020

Governments that failed to rise to the crisis — through denial, dismissing the dangers or simply incompetence, resulting in unnecessary deaths and economic hardship — should fear their day of reckoning.

Tajikistan: Has the president’s son already taken over?

Eurasianet May 6, 2020

President Rahmon has kept a low profile, leaving his son to take the lead.

Russia coronavirus infections still soaring as Tajikistan finally reports first cases

bne IntelliNews May 1, 2020

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise by thousands daily in Russia, which now has one of the fastest growing outbreaks of the deadly virus in the world.