Tajiks Defend Sentencing Of Russian-Employed Pilots Amid Moscow Criticism

QURGHONTEPPA, Tajikistan — The prosecutor at the trial in southern Tajikistan of two pilots employed by a Russian transporter and convicted of smuggling during a purported humanitarian mission has defended the controversial sentences given to the men amid a sharp protest from Moscow, RFE/RL’s Tajik Service reports. A court in Khatlon Province sentenced Russian Vladimir […]