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Russia beefs up Tajikistan base with attack helicopters: report
October 7, 2015 / 9:05 AM / 2 years ago

Russia beefs up Tajikistan base with attack helicopters: report

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has deployed Mi-24P attack helicopters to reinforce its military base in Tajikistan, Interfax news agency quoted the Russian defense ministry as saying in a statement.

Tajikistan shares a border with Afghanistan, where there has been a flare-up in Taliban activity in the past few weeks.

Reporting by Alexander Winning; Writing by Christian Lowe

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