Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 32

The commander of Tajikistan’s special forces brigade Izat Lukuganov was killed June 12 when assailants attacked his car with machine-gun fire, Russian television news reported June 12. Tajik officials noted that opposition groups had intensified their activities inside the country now that Russian forces had imposed some order on the border with Afghanistan.

Nazarbayev Approves Draft Kazakhstan Constitution.