Daily Memo: Russian Worries Over Afghanistan Grow, China’s Tech Crackdown Continues

Russia is ready to defend Tajikistan from spillover violence.

Ready to help. Russia is prepared to use its Tajik military base to defend Tajikistan from spillover violence originating in Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. In addition, Russia hopes to provide instruction to more than 1,000 Tajik soldiers by the end of the year. It’s unclear whether the training exercises were previously scheduled […]

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