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Border Dispute Between Kazakhstan, Russia Remains Unresolved

Kazakhstan and Russia are supposed to finalize the delimitation of their common border in the first quarter of 2004, but neither side is willing to back down in a dispute over where the line should be drawn in the northern part of West Kazakhstan Oblast bordering on Russia’s Orenburg Oblast, the “Karavan” website reported on 7 October. The dispute specifically concerns a railway station that is divided by the border — if citizens of one country or the other get off at wrong end of the train they could become border violators — and a nearby forest that both sides claim. Full Story

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