ECONOMY In Tajikistan, they began collectivizing the agriculture. Cotton became a leading resource, while it produced a great amount of pollution. Large industries were also being introduced to the country.
RELIGION Due to the Cold War, the Islamic impact was rising in Tajikistan. Over 95% of the Tajiks identify as Muslim. Some, however, are other religions, such as Orthodox or Baptist Christians.
VIOLENCE Rioting against Russia, Tajikistan has been sent into a war for fighting with each other. Soviet troops were told to forcibly end pro democracy protests, causing a state of emergency in Tajikistan.