14 January 2002 MOSCOW, 11 January (Gazeta.Ru)–The speaker of the State Duma Gennady Seleznyov said during a visit to Dushanbe on 11 January that “a long-term military presence of the United States in Central Asia is not in Russia’s interests.” Naturally, Russian observers were quick to note that Russia would rather have its own troops […]

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