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Russia Wants to Boost Air Force Presence in Tajikistan

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Russia wants to expand its air force deployment to Tajikistan and is in talks with Dushanbe for joint use of an air base in the former Soviet republic, the Russian ambassador to Dushanbe said on Tuesday. Russia already has an infantry base near Dushanbe with up to 7,000 troops stationed there and last year deployed four attack and transport helicopters to a nearby Ayni air base. Ambassador Igor Lyakin-Frolov told reporters the Russian and Tajik governments were in talks over an...

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