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Russia and the US clash over approach to fighting Afghan drug trafficking

Posted by seumasach on March 5, 2012

Strategic-Culture

This month Washington whose commitment to fighting drug production in the US occupied Afghanistan is widely called into question rolled out a new plan of coordinating the activities of Central Asian republic’s anti-narcotic agencies. The initiative was, however, promptly blocked as potentially counterproductive by Russia, the country hit hardest by the Afghan drug output.

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Russia and the changing world

Posted by seumasach on March 4, 2012

Vladimir Putin

Voltairenet

29th February, 2012

In the run-up to Russia’s presidential elections, prime minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin has to date published a total of seven program statements in which he defines Russia’s niche in a “changing world.” The sixth article on defense policy and army reforms was published by Voltaire Network yesterday. Today we bring to the attention of our readers the latest statement, published Monday in theMoskovskiya Novosti, devoted to international affairs.

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CSTO’s rapid-reaction force to equal NATO’s – Medvedev

Posted by seumasach on February 6, 2009

 

MOSCOW, February 4 (RIA Novosti) – The collective rapid-reaction force to be created by a post-Soviet regional security bloc will be just as good as comparable NATO forces, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday.

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CSTO – a NATO for the East?

Posted by seumasach on February 4, 2009

Russia Today 

4th February, 2009

The members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization – Russia and six neighbouring states – have agreed to set up a collective rapid reaction force to combat terrorism, military aggression, and drug trafficking.

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