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January 30, 1993 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Khalida Mansurova, a petite college secretary, had to step over the fresh corpses in her entryway recently to get out to buy bread. When Islamic fighters took over the presidential palace here in September, they blindfolded economic adviser Mirsaid Saidov and threatened to teach him "how to fish"--meaning they would not shoot him as they had his colleagues but simply tie him up and throw him into the river.
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April 21, 1995 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In just three days, Russian Foreign Minister Andrei V. Kozyrev has upset Baltic leaders with a threat of force to protect minority Russians, paralyzed Tajik peace talks with a hint of military intervention and sparked fears of resurgent Russian nationalism throughout the "near abroad."
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September 9, 1992 | From Reuters
The leaders of Tajikistan told the world Tuesday that the departure of President Rakhman Nabiyev would not hurt democracy in the poor and volatile former Soviet republic. "The Parliament and government of the republic of Tajikistan state with full responsibility that the voluntary resignation of the president . . . in no way signifies that we will turn away from the path of creating a democratic, secular state," an official statement said.
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January 30, 1993 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Khalida Mansurova, a petite college secretary, had to step over the fresh corpses in her entryway recently to get out to buy bread. When Islamic fighters took over the presidential palace here in September, they blindfolded economic adviser Mirsaid Saidov and threatened to teach him "how to fish"--meaning they would not shoot him as they had his colleagues but simply tie him up and throw him into the river.
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April 21, 1995 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In just three days, Russian Foreign Minister Andrei V. Kozyrev has upset Baltic leaders with a threat of force to protect minority Russians, paralyzed Tajik peace talks with a hint of military intervention and sparked fears of resurgent Russian nationalism throughout the "near abroad."
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September 9, 1992 | From Reuters
The leaders of Tajikistan told the world Tuesday that the departure of President Rakhman Nabiyev would not hurt democracy in the poor and volatile former Soviet republic. "The Parliament and government of the republic of Tajikistan state with full responsibility that the voluntary resignation of the president . . . in no way signifies that we will turn away from the path of creating a democratic, secular state," an official statement said.
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