Crisis | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Unlike elsewhere in the world, the authorities have not imposed a quarantine or restricted public events.
Parts of the region appear in denial, while elsewhere governments request emergency relief.
Flagship vote put on back burner while country deals with Covid-19.
Critics claim leadership was too slow to focus on challenge ahead.
Kremlin believed to be fuelling social media efforts to stoke paranoia.
5 Aug 10
Economy, security and services affected by five-month stalemate over government formation.
4 Jul 10
Videos allegedly showing senior cleric having sex seen as blow to reputation of highest Shia religious body.
25 Nov 09
Election commission officials call for second round of voting, but time, weather, and security are against them.
3 Nov 09
One week before second round of troubled presidential elections, both candidates are engaging in potentially dangerous brinkmanship.
29 Oct 09
Many residents say the fraud and intimidation that marred the first round has put them off taking part in the second.
22 Sep 09
Companies in southern Tajikistan are reeling from the effects of financial crisis, which have left them unable to pay their employees.
5 Oct 05
Companies say they’re going to the wall because the government is failing to protect them from cheap Iranian imports.
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