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Tajik Opposition Tycoon Quvatov Killed in Istanbul

Fugitive Tajik opposition politician and businessman Umarali Quvatov has been killed in Turkey, associates and officials said. Quvatov was shot in the head on a street in Istanbul by an unidentified attacker late on March 5, his cousin and business associate Sharofiddin Gadoev told RFE/RL's Tajik Service on March 6. A tycoon who once had close ties with President Emomali Rahmon but became an opponent, Quvatov was wanted by Dushanbe on fraud charges that he said were politically...

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