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Posted inEastern Europe & Russia, Regions

Turning Toward Russia-Again

26 June 2000 The future development and the security of the Batken province, and the Ferghana valley in general, is closely interrelated with the aspirations of a number of outside powers determined to expand their spheres of influence-and Russia is at the helm. Russian President Vladimir Putin, a former FSB/KGB official, is believed to be […]