Search: Russia,Terrorism,Central Asia (2 materials)

New Spiral of Afghanistan Crisis and Russia’s Interests

The situation in Afghanistan has continued to deteriorate in recent years, and Russia has been following the developments in this country with alarm. This was the conclusion of leading Russian experts on Afghanistan ... ... three issues that cause the biggest concern are: — the spread of instability from Afghanistan to the north and to the Central Asian states that border Russia; — Russia’s transformation from a transit country into a market for Afghan ...


Recruiting Foreign Terrorist Fighters and Dealing with Returnees: European Experience and the Prospects for Russia

... according to data published by the security services of various nations, as well as by leading research centres across the globe. Particular attention is paid to assessments of the situation regarding terrorists leaving, and then coming back to Europe, Russia and Central Asian countries; the link between migration and the recruitment of terrorists; and an analysis of the most common factors driving recruitment. This paper also includes a review of methods used by other countries to combat the recruitment of terrorists,...


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