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...
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...
A Cold War in Afghanistan

A Cold War in Afghanistan

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 April 2017 A Cold War in Afghanistan In recent weeks, tension between Russia and the USA in yet another point of conflict in the Middle East has mounted. It is increasingly clear that Afghanistan is becoming one more area of struggle between...
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