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Turkmenistan’s Presidential Elections: What to Expect from the New Head of State?

... domestic policy. This article is an attempt to forecast the new president’s agenda by looking back to the presidential elections of the past. Serdar Berdimuhamedow’s Rise to Office Grigory Lukyanov, Nubara Kulieva, Artemy Mironov: Turkey’s Policy in Central Asia: Are Ambitions Well-Founded? Serdar’s father, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, was in power since 2006. He won the latest election of 2017, securing 97% of the votes. The Constitution of Turkmenistan stipulated that the next election was to ...

06.04.2022

Round Table of RIAC and MIRNaS “Views of Russia and Turkey on the Current Situation in Central Asia

... March 1, 2022, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), together with the International Institute for the Development of Scientific Cooperation (MIRNaS), will organize the round table “Views of Russia and Turkey on the Current Situation in Central Asia” On March 1, 2022, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), together with the International Institute for the Development of Scientific Cooperation (MIRNaS), will organize the round table “Views of Russia and Turkey on the ...

01.03.2022

Turkey’s Policy in Central Asia: Are Ambitions Well-Founded?

Turkey’s political plans for Central Asia appear to be largely hyperbolic and not viable in the long run Recently, the attention of the international community has been focused on Central Asia. This is largely due to events that are directly or indirectly linked to Central Asia,...

25.02.2022

Great powers rivalry in Central Asia: new strategy, old game. Did the Kazakhstan crisis change the regional chessboard?

... against terrorism, drug trafficking or the COVID-19 pandemic. Obviously, the bilateral relations between these great powers can (should) be improved, but until then, the great power politics seems happening with, the old game, but new strategies in Central Asian region. In the study of international relations, gaining influence over a given region assumes an asymmetric relation in which a powerful nation is able to exclusively extend its “hard”’ or “soft” power to that region. In a narrower ...

18.01.2022

Who Will Solve the Kyrgyz–Tajik Energy Crisis?

The two Central Asian states seem to be in a predicament, where increased investment on the energy sector is needed During October, the Toktogul Reservoir, the main supporting pillar of the largest HPP in Kyrgyzstan, reported a record low of 12.3 billion cubic ...

25.11.2021

ELN Expert Meeting on the Crisis in Afghanistan and its Implications for Relations between Russia and the West

On October 29, 2021, the European Leadership Network (ELN) held an international expert meeting focusing on the crisis in Afghanistan and its implications for relations between Russia and the West. On October 29, 2021, the European Leadership Network (ELN) held an international expert meeting focusing on the crisis in Afghanistan and its implications for relations between Russia and the West. The meeting was attended by international experts from the USA, Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia...

02.11.2021

Russia and the Afghanistan conundrum

... security concerns for powers such as Russia in an area very close to its borders. The absence of Washington from Afghanistan means, among other things, the uncontrolled smuggling of narcotics and arms, which will inevitably result in greater instability in Central Asia.Source: TASS Recent developments involving border tensions between the Taliban regime and Tajikistan, a nation that has refused to recognize the Islamist movement unlike other neighboring countries, make it amply clear that Russia’s apprehensions ...

27.10.2021

The 8th International Meeting of Intellectuals takes Place in Pyatigorsk

... COVID-19 pandemic on politics and the economy. The participants of the conference also touched demographic, environmental, climatic, economic, and educational issues. In the framework of the regional issues, there was a discussion on China, the Middle East, Central Asia, and the situation in Afghanistan. On the RIAC side, the meeting was attended by: Dmitry Suslov, Deputy Director at the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies, RIAC Member; Georgi Asatrian, Research Fellow at the Institute ...

14.10.2021

Experts from Russia, India and Iran Discuss Developments in Afghanistan

On October 6, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF, India), and Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS, Iran) held a joint roundtable “Developments in Afghanistan and their regional implications: Russian, Indian and Iranian Perspectives” On October 6, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF, India), and Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS, Iran) held...

08.10.2021
 

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