Project: Political and economic dynamics in the countries of Central Asia

Aim of the project — the study of political and economic dynamics in the countries of Central Asia: Kazachstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan with the consideration of Russia’s regional interests as well as those of her allies and partners.


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Expert columns

Analytics (53)


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Vitaly Naumkin

Academic Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, RAS Full Member, RIAC Vice-President

The future of Afghanistan after elections: Predictable uncertainty


Expert columns (3)

Ombeline Lemarchal

BSc International Relations at the London School Of Economics And Political Science

Tackling the Illicit Drug Trade: Perspectives From Russia
Yuriy Kulintsev

Associate Researcher at the Institute of Far Eastern Studies (IFES) Russian Academy of Sciences, RIAC expert

Territorial Disputes in Central Asia: Myths and Reality
Federica Prandin

MGIMO graduate in Political Science (Master’s program in Politics and Economics in Eurasia).

The EU and Russia in Central Asia: Is There Any Room for Cooperation?

Scientific Consultants

Irina Zviagelskaya

Doctor of History, Head of Center for the Middle East Studies of the IMEMO, Professor of the Oriental Studies Department of the MGIMO University, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies of the Institute of Oriental Studiesof the Russian Academy of Sciences, RIAC Member

Andrey Kazantsev

Doctor of Political Science, Director of the Analytical Centre of Institute of International Studies, MGIMO University

Elena Kuzmina

PhD in Political Science, head of the post-Soviet countries’ economic development section at the Institute of Economics, RAS

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