DIVIDED CASPIAN FLOTILLA NO LONGER AN EFFECTIVE FORCE.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 79
Dividedbetween Russia and Azerbaijan in 1992, the Caspian sea flotillais no longer able to cope with its mission of deterring smuggling,Severnyi Kavkaz (no. 31) said. Conditions on the Russianside are especially bad: Russian officers no longer want localyouths to serve–"they do not understand discipline,"the officers say–and most men serving there are hoping for anearly discharge.
Anti-Nazarbayev Protesters Arrested in Almaty.