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  • In 1894 the Russian government enforced new customs regulations, by which a heavy duty is levied on Anglo-Indian manufactures and produce, excepting pepper, ginger and drugs, imported into Russian Asia by way of Persia; and the importation of green teas is altogether prohibited except by way of Batum, Baku, Uzunada and the Transcaspian railway.
  • Russia possesses large deposits of sulphur in Daghestan in Transcaucasia, and in the Transcaspian steppes.
  • There the Volga, the Ural, the Syr-darya and the Amu-darya discharge their waters without reaching the ocean, but they bring life to the rapidly desiccating Transcaspian steppes, and link together the most remote parts of Russia.
  • Another line of great strategic importance was built across the Transcaspian territory to Ferghana.
  • In addition large quantities are shipped at Baku direct for the Volga and the Transcaspian port of Krasnovodsk.

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