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Tajik president challenges Putin, asks for ‘more respect’ for his country from Russia

At a recent meeting of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Astana, Kazakhstan, Russian President Vladimir Putin had to listen to a rare, seven-minute admonishment of Russian policies versus lesser CIS members by Emomali Rahmon, long-time leader of Tajikistan. “We may be small nations, we may not have 100-200 million people, but we have […]