Tajikistan: government to reduce financing for Roghun project in 2017

Tajik government is expected to reduce financing for the Roghun hydroelectricity project next year. Tajik Finance Minister Abdusalom Qurbobiyon revealed that the government would reduce financing for the Roghun hydroelectricity project to 1.3 billion somoni in 2017. “Over the last three years, the budget has annually earmarked about 3 billion somoni for the project”, the…

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Ukraine: market closed for 243 Russian companies operating in occupied territories of Donbass

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has suspended foreign economic activities of 243 Russian companies that have been cooperating with commercial structures in the temporary occupied territories in Donbass, eastern Ukraine, the SBU press center reported. “During the checks, the special service officers found out that most of these Russian companies also legally cooperated with…

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Tajikistan: number of Dushanbe-Tehran flights to go up

Tajikistan and Iran are considering the possibility of increasing the number of flights on the Dushanbe-Tehran air route. Head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) has allowed Iranian airlines to increase flights to destination of Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Ali Abedzadeh and Tajikistan’s Ambassador to Iran Nematullo Emomzoda reportedly discussed this issue on July 28. They, in…

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Ukraine: army gets over 10,000 samples of armament

Since the beginning of 2016, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have received over 10,000 samples of armament and military equipment, and over 58,000 samples of ammunition, including anti-tank missiles. Official representative of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Colonel Oleksandr Chornobay said this at a briefing. “In particular, the army received artillery systems, motor vehicles, thermal imaging cameras,…

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