The commanderof Kazakstan’s border troops, Maj. Gen. Toktasyn Buzubaev, yesterdayprotested against Russia’s official decision to add Cossack auxiliariesto Russian Border Troops deployed opposite Kazakstan. (SeeMonitor, June 5) The move has already caused a "certaintension" on the Kazakstani side of the border, Buzubaev notedin a special statement. He recalled that Kazakstan’s top leadershipand the Foreign Ministry had repeatedly asked Moscow to renouncethe move during its experimental stage. (Interfax, June 5)
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