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Russia: Unrest as a Foreign Policy Tool

Apr 28, 2010 | 12:08 GMT
A picture showing supporters of the Kyrgyz interim government hold a rally in Bishkek on May 14, 2010 against the actions the pro-Bakiyev movement in the south of the country.

Supporters of the Kyrgyz interim government hold a rally in Bishkek on May 14, 2010 against the actions the pro-Bakiyev movement in the south of the country.

(VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images)

The uprising in Kyrgyzstan showed that Russia can use social unrest as a weapon against governments it wants to remove from power -- a fact that makes several countries nervous. ...

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