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Tajik Drugs

25 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 17 January 2013

Tajikistan is a transit point for one of the most lucrative drugs routes in the world. Illegal drugs from neighbouring Afghanistan flood into the country on their way to Russia and Western Europe.

Rustam Qobil travels to remote border villages in Tajikistan to find out how communities are being affected by the drugs trade.

Produced by Tim Mansel

(Image of soldiers walking beside a river, Credit: Tim Mansel)



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