Proposed Russian Law Makes It Easier For Breakaway Regions to Join Russian Federation

According to an article in Nezavisimaia gazeta, a law proposed in the Russian Senate would streamline procedures for breakaway regions of foreign countries to join the Russian Federation. Clearly relevant to Crimea and eastern Ukraine.  Definitely nervous-making for countries with large Russian populations such as the Baltic states, Kirgiziia, and Kazakhstan.


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