Chechnya/Kazakhstan/Kurgystan all have been fighting Russian forces for a long time, in their desire to take over terrotories and impose islamic states
A youth movement in Kyrgyzstan has accused the US of using a military air base in Kyrgyz territory to stock chemical and biological weapons, and also possibly for illegal drug and human trafficking.
A US military cargo plane carrying fuel has crashed at the Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan border shortly after taking off [...]
by John C.K. Daly of OilPrice.com
Guest Post: Central Asian Setback For The U.S. Military
The last few weeks have seen the U.S. Department of Defense suffer a number of setbacks in its effort to retain military influence overseas.
First came the startling announcement on 21 October, when President Obama announced that all American troops would be withdrawing from Iraq by 31 December under the terms of the Status of Forces Agreement. Accordingly, 39,000 [...]
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 19:35:43 UTC
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 01:35:43 AM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
17.8 km (11.1 miles)
42 km (26 miles) SW of Farghona (Fergana), Uzbekistan
60 km (37 miles) SE of Quqon (Kokand), Uzbekistan
98 km (60 miles) SSW of Namangan, Uzbekistan
404 km (251 miles) SW of BISHKEK (Frunze), Kyrgyzstan
horizontal +/- 12.6 km [...]