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Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2022 Model

RIAC, Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Institute of International Studies at Fudan University Report #78 / 2022 RIAC, Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Institute of International Studies at Fudan University Report #78 / 2022 The eighth annual report by the Russian International Affairs Council, the Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Institute of International Studies at Fudan...

09.08.2022

Abkhazia’s Cold Relationship with Central Asia

When violence erupted in Kazakhstan in January of this year, Abkhaz President Aslan Bzhania published a statement where he supported the Kazakh government and Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member state intervention in Central Asia. It was rare for any leading Abkhaz politician (President, Prime-Minister, or Foreign Minister) to be involved in the small state’s foreign policy by commenting on ongoing situations taking place in Central Asia.Source: Sputnik There are ...

08.08.2022

Chabahar - The Ace Up Tehran’s sleeve

... the form of the commencement of operations at the Chabahar Port. Located in south-eastern Iran at the mouth of the Gulf of Oman, the Port is blessed with an ideal strategic location connecting the Indian subcontinent with both Afghanistan as well as Central Asian countries such as Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.Source: borna.news The Chabahar Port offers significant reductions in both cost and shipping times for goods and cargo for trade between India and Afghanistan, as well as for trade between the ...

22.07.2022

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
 

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