June 5, 2009
Moscow Struggling to Transform CSTO into a "Russian NATO"
By The Jamestown Foundation
From The Jamestown Foundation: "This week the CSTO defense ministers' meeting in Moscow ended in failure - there was no agreement on the CORF. The CSTO Secretary-General Nikolai Bordyuzha told journalists that Armenia and Uzbekistan had blocked progress, 'with Armenia demanding a more concrete date for when the CORF will become operational.'"