Tajikistan

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

After civil war and economic chaos, Tajikistan’s young innovators are rebuilding their cultural legacy

After civil war and economic chaos, Tajikistan’s young innovators are rebuilding their cultural legacy

From Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan, this Insta account gives you a daily slice of life in Central Asia

From Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan, this Insta account gives you a daily slice of life in Central Asia

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

See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

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

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

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

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’

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

Manizha — New East 100

Manizha — New East 100

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

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

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

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