Tajikistan

2017 on Instagram: travel the New East with our round-up of this year’s most captivating photos

2017 on Instagram: travel the New East with our round-up of this year’s most captivating photos

Holidays in Soviet sanatoriums: the weird and wonderful wellness palaces of the USSR

Holidays in Soviet sanatoriums: the weird and wonderful wellness palaces of the USSR

Meet the woman fighting to create a new wave of DIY filmmaking in Tajikistan

Meet the woman fighting to create a new wave of DIY filmmaking in Tajikistan

Punk Orientalism: these artists are confronting the legacy of Soviet imperialism

Punk Orientalism: these artists are confronting the legacy of Soviet imperialism

Tajik officials look to battle terrorism - with an anti-IS play

Tajik officials look to battle terrorism - with an anti-IS play

Manizha — New East 100

Manizha — New East 100

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

Pamir: exploring the ‘roof of the world’ in remote Tajikistan

Pamir: exploring the ‘roof of the world’ in remote Tajikistan

Tajik government warns toy shops against selling ‘hijab Barbies’

Tajik government warns toy shops against selling ‘hijab Barbies’

Best of 2017: our pick of the top movies, literature and music this year

Best of 2017: our pick of the top movies, literature and music this year

Letter from Dushanbe: can Tajik artists rebuild their capital in the aftermath of civil war?

Letter from Dushanbe: can Tajik artists rebuild their capital in the aftermath of civil war?

Taking the waters: how to kick back at a Soviet-era health spa in Tajikistan

Taking the waters: how to kick back at a Soviet-era health spa in Tajikistan

5 stunning road trips from Montenegro to Mongolia

5 stunning road trips from Montenegro to Mongolia

Scaling the peaks of the New East

Scaling the peaks of the New East

Beauty trauma: Tajik singer Manizha starts campaign against toxic beauty standards

Beauty trauma: Tajik singer Manizha starts campaign against toxic beauty standards

Fashion police: Tajikistan sets up clothing commission

Fashion police: Tajikistan sets up clothing commission

Follow of the week: brutalist architecture from the New East and beyond

Follow of the week: brutalist architecture from the New East and beyond

The Tajik president’s full title is a mouthful, and local media better get used to it

The Tajik president’s full title is a mouthful, and local media better get used to it