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2008-08-29 09:00:56

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Dushanbe, 29 August: The presidents of Russia and Tajikistan, Dmitriy Medvedev and Emomali Rahmon, signed a joint statement of the heads of the states on the results of talks held today.

2008-08-29 09:00:56

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Dushanbe, 29 August: Russia will take part in construction of three new power generating facilities on Tajikistan's rivers, Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev said today, following talks with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon.

2008-08-29 06:00:51

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Dushanbe, 29 August: Russia will help Tajikistan to develop gas and uranium deposits, Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev said following talks with his Tajik counterpart, Emomali Rahmon.

2008-08-27 06:00:44

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Dushanbe, 27 August: China will take part in the implementation of a 200m-dollar project to construct the Nurobod-2 hydroelectric power station in Tajikistan.

2008-08-26 18:00:36

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 26 August: The Georgian civil aviation department unreasonably refuses to serve flights from Russia in Georgian airspace, a spokesman for the State Corporation for Organizing Air Traffic in the Russian Federation FGUP [federal state unitary enterprise] told ITAR-TASS today, commenting on the situation that has evolved with the serving of aircraft over Georgian territory.

2008-08-24 15:00:26

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Bishkek, 24 August: About 25 people have survived in a Boeing- 737 passenger aircraft which crashed today here [in Bishkek] while taking off from Manas airport.

2008-08-24 15:00:25

The passenger jet which crashed shortly after taking off from Manas international airport near the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on 24 August was on a charter flight from Bishkek to the Iranian city of Mashhad operated by the Iranian airline Osman, the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS reported.

2008-08-24 12:00:31

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Dushanbe, 24 August: As of today, Tajikistan closed its borders with the neighbouring countries, including Afghanistan, the head of the border troops of the State Committee on National Security of Tajikistan, Sherali Mirzo, has told ITAR-TASS.

2008-08-20 12:00:52

Text of report in English by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 19 August: Russia is ready for a full-scale energy dialogue with Iraq to restore historical relations, Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko said at a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Karim Wahid Hasan on Monday [18 August].

2008-08-19 09:00:56

Text of report in English by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 19 August: Russia's Proton-M booster with British satellite Inmarsat 4F3 has been launched from the Baykonur cosmodrome, the secretary of the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Centre, Aleksandr Bobrenev, told ITAR-TASS on Tuesday [19 August].


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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