More Russian Bases in Central Asia?

More Russian Bases in Central Asia?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 November 2018 More Russian Bases in Central Asia? Russia to a large extent provides military protection to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Both republics border Afghanistan, which makes them potentially vulnerable to Islamist aggression. Yet the...
Russia’s Internal Sea?

Russia’s Internal Sea?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 10 November 2017 Russia’s Internal Sea? Moscow is consistently increasing its military capabilities in the Caspian Sea. Although Russia is only one of its five coastal countries, it seeks to transform the basin into its “internal...
Demonstration of Power in Central Asia

Demonstration of Power in Central Asia

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 6 June 2017 Demonstration of Power in Central Asia At the end of May/beginning of June, Russia and its allies held joint anti-terrorism drills near the Afghan border. On one hand, they demonstrated the mobility of the Russian army (air transport...
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