Zhyldyz Oskonbaeva
(RIEAS Senior Advisor & Eurasian Liaison)

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With the world’s political scenarios changing, Russia’s foreign military “footholds” might be changing in the near future. This is an analysis of the bases, their purposes and the relationship between Russia and hosting countries. Using the tenant-landlord analogy to explain, many of these bases differ in importance.  For some of these bases no rent is paid.  In some much rent is paid and in all the cases there exists a ‘flirting politics’ between the landlord host countries and their Russian tenant............ Read more