Kyrgyzstan: Quiet Flows the Fuel to Manas

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The 100-kilometer rail line from the Kazakh border runs straight and flat across the barren landscape.

Three to four times a day, every day, cargo trains carrying thousands of gallons of jet fuel roll across the Kazakh border into Kyrgyzstan, making their way across the flat, barren landscape toward Bishkek.

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Dean C.K. Cox is the photo editor for EurasiaNet.

Kyrgyzstan: Quiet Flows the Fuel to Manas

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