This 1995 map of existing and proposed rail lines, by Hal H. B. Cooper and Sergei Bykadorov, encompasses several countries adjacent to Russia: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus in the west, and Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the south. Not shown are features built since 1995, such as Kazakhstan’s new capital city of Astana and several railways in Central Asia.

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