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Russian officials on 4 May demanded that the United States arrest and extradite Vladimir Gusinsky, who had arrived in the U.S. to speak on the occasion of Free Press Day, Russian and Western agencies reported.
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In a 4 May speech at the National Press Club in Washington, embattled Russian media magnate Vladimir Gusinsky said that "in today's Russia, there is no respect for the independent press, for private property, and for independent judicial action," Russian and Western agencies reported. Gusinsky said that Russia is drifting backward toward authoritarianism. He appealed to the leaders of Western countries to draw "a red line" that Russia's leaders must not be allowed to pass "if they want to live in the civilized world.
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Uzbek President Islam Karimov has said that his country has been invited to join the Shanghai Group which includes China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. Mr Karimov said the new grouping would be known as the Shanghai Organization of Cooperation, and its main focus would be regional security. Mr Karimov was speaking at the opening of a new session of parliament.
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Russian Defense Minister Ivanov said in Khankala on 4 May that Moscow has no plans to withdraw any further servicemen from Chechnya at present. To date, 5,000 out of a total of 80,000 Russian troops have left Chechnya, according to DPA. Ivanov said that although the army has "carried out its main task" in Chechnya, it will now assist the FSB in "neutralizing" Chechen field commanders.

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The Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst is a biweekly publication of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program, a Joint Transatlantic Research and Policy Center affiliated with the American Foreign Policy Council, Washington DC., and the Institute for Security and Development Policy, Stockholm. For 15 years, the Analyst has brought cutting edge analysis of the region geared toward a practitioner audience.

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