Released pilot says Tajik security thwarted contacts with Russian embassy

Russian pilot Vladimir Sadovnichy, who was freed from prison in Tajikistan after two weeks of diplomatic and economic tit-for-tat with the Russian authorities, has accused Tajik security services of “dishonorable conduct,” saying they obstructed contact with Russian diplomats. Sadovnichy and Estonian national Alexei Rudenko were arrested after flying into southern Tajikistan in March and jailed […]