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Nations end joint anti-terror exercises

Kyrgyz and Russian special forces wrapped up joint anti-terrorism exercises in the poor Central Asian nation’s volatile south Thursday, as Moscow seeks to regain influence in the strategic region marred by Islamic insurgency and political instability. Aircraft from the Russian military base near the Kyrgyz capital supported about 400 paratroopers high in the mountains of the Fergana Valley. Russian television showed tanks and armored personnel carriers firing light and heavy weapons in the arid landscape. Full Story

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