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NPA's Information Management Officer, Ms. Alima Marodbekova, and Operations Officer, Mr. Nuridin Khudododov, interviewing Mr. Zafar Abdullov, an excavator operator who was tasked by the government to clear irrigation channels that can now be used after many years of inactivity to provide water to the surrounding lands that can now be cultivated and put into use by local farmers in the area. (Photo courtesy of NPA)

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future