|Circa 18th century
||Sary-Kol Kyrgyz settle in the Eastern Pamirs with
a vertical and horizontal nomadic economy. Additional income through
services paid to traders between Chinese Turkestan, Afghanistan
and Persia, the Central Asian Khanates and the Indian Subcontinent.
||Russians take control over Eastern Pamirs. Today
borders are drawn installing a buffer between the British and
Russian empires (Wakhan corridor)
||Sary-Kol resist against the Russian invader with
a migration peak of the "Basmachis" in 1916.
||Russian army sets-up base in Murghab region
||October revolution brings the Bolsheviki to power
in the Russian empire.
||Heavy resistance in Central Asian Khanates against
sovietisation, the so-called Basmachi. The rebels are slowly pushed
back to the mountains, many migrate to neighbouring countries.
||Tadjik SSR is created
||Kyrgyz ASSR is created
||Revolution in China. Mobility (interregional trade
and pasture movements) is further severed.
||Quinquennial plan promotes milk production
||Quinquennial plans promote meat production
||Production planning is based on the "arienda"
(tenant farming). The production goals are not attained.
||Independence of the Kyrgyz and Tajik Republics
|25 June 1996
||Tajik President decrees privatisation and creation
of Farmers' Associations.
||Decree 118 reserves rights of export for Murghab
District (Livestock for flour).
||Finalisation of Kolkhoze liquidation and livestock
||Beginning of Murghab to China road linking over
Kulma Pass. A new perspective emerges.
||Russian Army announces its withdrawal from the