Mar 13, 2014
Mail & Guardian
Satellite states toe Russian line
A woman holds a placard bearing the map of Crimea in Russian colours at a rally in the capital, Simferopol, on March 9, reflecting the views of many former Soviet subjects.
Voice of America
Russia Boosts Military, Economic Ties With Kyrgyzstan
The U.S. Air Force base in Kyrgyzstan is packing up for closure after more than 12 years of flying troops and cargo in and out of Afghanistan, as Moscow boosts its military clout in the strategic region.
16:48 MP Kochkorov says about possible monopolization of Kyrgyzstan's sugar market by two companies
Belarusian sugar factory and JSC Kaindy-Kant have one owner, Member of the Parliament Ulukbek Kochkorov said on February 26 at a plenary session of the Parliament.
Russia to beef up military presence in Kyrgyzstan - Defense Minister
Russia's defense chief has voiced plans to reinforce the air force base at Kant in Kyrgyzstan, and to strengthen cooperation with local military to stand up to threats that may emerge as the US withdraws from Afghanistan.
Russia re-enforces military base in Kyrgyzstan
Russia plans to improve the fighting potential of its airbase in the Kyrgyz city of Kant, Ria Novosti reported on Feb. 3 quoting Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu.