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Uzbekistan: a revolution with the smell of marijuana

May 13 2005

As already reported Yoki.Ru, tonight in the Uzbek city of Andijan began serious disturbances that continue to this day.

This region is the Ferghana Valley is not the first time in the title of world agencies. Recall the so-called "Poppy" revolution in Kyrgyzstan began in Osh to Andijan on which the whole forty minutes away by car. In the early nineties after a series of riots in local cities are the migration of Russian-speaking population, which contributed to strengthening the country's leadership and behavior.

Internal problems of the valley, among which is still massive unemployment, total poverty (the average wage is around seven U.S. dollars) to try to allow the U.S. to implement some of its geopolitical interests. And they are obvious. And if Russia around Washington the White House is building a cordon sanitaire of the Baltic republics, Ukraine, Moldova and tries to change the regime in Belarus, then why not try to build it as close to the borders of China? Continued

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