Russia–Tajikistan relations

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Russia–Tajikistan relations
Map indicating locations of Russia and Tajikistan



Russia–Tajikistan relations (Russian: Российско-таджикские отношения) is the bilateral relationship between the Russian Federation and Tajikistan.

Dmitry Medvedev in Tajikistan. September 2011.

Both countries are close allies and members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the military alliance formed by the Collective Security Treaty Organization, and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Tajikistan hosts Russian military units and infrastructure in Central Asia. Tajikistan and Russia also work closely together in issues concerning Afghanistan and are partners in anti-terrorism, anti-narcotics, and intelligence operations.

Tajikistan is highly dependent on the remittances coming from Russia. In 2012, it received US $3.595 billion in migrant remittances, equalling some 48% of its GDP. Some 1.5 million Tajiks work abroad, mostly in Russia.[1]

The current Ambassador of Russia to Tajikistan is Igor Lyakin-Frolov. The current Ambassador of Tajikistan to Russia is Imomuddin Sattorov.

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  1. ^ "Russian FSKN Chief against Introducing Visas for Central Asians". The Gazette of Central Asia. Satrapia. 18 January 2013.