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LOOKING AT RUSSIA: Central Asia’s Uneasy Partnership With Russia

After 1991, the Central Asian countries strove to consolidate their independence and prevent a return of Russian imperialism. Recently, however, those policies have come under pressure due to mounting economic problems and the surge in fighting in Tajikistan and Afghanistan. by BRUCE PANNIER and PETER RUTLAND THE REPUBLICS OF CENTRAL ASIA WERE among the last […]