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Global Voices

20 Feb 15
Police say they investigate cases and visit homes where children might be at risk.
13 Feb 15
Lack of scrutiny enables agencies to deceive prospective seasonal workers.
Alexei Malashenko. (Photo: Carnegie Moscow Centre)
6 Feb 15
Syrian jihad won’t be replicated by returning combatants, but fundamentalist ideals are long-established in Central Asia and won’t go away, regional expert says.
5 Feb 15
Commentators blame poverty and lack of education.
4 Feb 15
“Ethnic insult” charge comes at a time when the Russian minority question has come to the fore.
27 Jan 15
Wives left behind to manage households as husbands make new lives abroad and stop sending money home.
26 Jan 15
Even the chance of low-paid casual labour is enough to draw people in from the countryside.
23 Jan 15
New work-permit and passport rules could encourage illegal immigration, but there are higher penalties for those who are caught.
9 Jan 15
Falling money transfers from people working in Russia will work through the Tajik economy, reducing purchasing power and raising prices.
22 Dec 14
Authorities have yet to respond to concerns about a bill that civil society groups fear will curb their activities.

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