April 8, 2014

Checking Putin's Eurasian Ambitions

Svante Cornell, Wall Street Journal

The Associated Press

Georgia and Azerbaijan can deny Moscow access to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. But they need U.S. support.

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TAGGED: Georgia, Azerbaijan, United States, Russia


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