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Moscow’s lever in Central Asia

10 Feb

To Uzbekistan’s great displeasure, Russia has long supported the high version of the Rogun Dam (335m). By so doing, Russia gave itself a powerful means of keeping the most populous of the Central Asian republics within its ambit. (Uzbekistan has around 30 million people while Tajikistan has a little over eight million.)
http://mondediplo.com/2017/02/13tajikistan

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Posted by on February 10, 2017 in Asia, Europe

 

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