"Afghanistan and the wider Central Asian region constitute part of Russia's 'southern underbelly,' a term that underscores the sense of vulnerability it feels along its southern border," Tracey German of the Defence Studies Department at King's College London told Newsweek.
Police in Moscow broke up the fight outside Kuzminki metro station, southeast of the Russian capital, with "most participants" from "Central Asian countries."
The dual elections in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan offer crucial insights for Biden's approach toward to those critical neighbors of Russia—and vital corridors for China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative.
The monument was erected as a symbol of gratitude for a loan from the Russian-Kyrgyz Development Fund.
About one in five people have a fear of flying. This might be why.
Witnesses claimed that flames engulfed much of the church but stopped when they reached the Bible.
The country's U.S. base closed in 2014, as tensions between Russia and the West peaked over Ukraine's decision to topple the pro-Russian government in Kiev.
Was Putin's presence linked to the timing and what history does the city have of extremism?
Could Russia benefit from U.S. attention waning or will China step in?
The new constitution contains at least 60 differences from the old text.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev said Tuesday would be a national day of mourning.
Atambayev says Russian troops must one day leave, even if "certain people" do not like it.
Members of parliament discovered the original copy was missing, when trying to amend it.
The country's leader was hospitalized first in Turkey, then in Russia.
To build a positive image, the U.S. should focus attention on its way of life rather than its foreign policy.