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Where Communism Peaked

“In Soviet Russia, mountain climbs you.” Pik Kommunizma is the former Soviet Union’s and Pamir’s highest peak. It is one of the five Snow Leopard mountains. The official name is nowadays Pik/Peak Ismail Somoni, but the name hasn’t stuck and … Continue reading

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From the Archive II (Tadzhik Jimmy)

Fans of MIA, Bollywood, and a cappella will appreciate this older clip of a lay Tadzhik’s version of the classic, ‘Jimmy’: I am curious which version readers prefer. The original, from the 1982 movie “Disco Dancer” is here The MIA … Continue reading

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