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 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 ...
... structures, therefore, Turkey is capable of meeting the demand for the commodities these countries do not produce themselves. However, exports are limited owing to the absence of a well-developed infrastructure. Between 2010 and 2020, trade turnover between Turkey and Central Asian states increased from USD 5.5 bn to USD 6.3 bn. This figure accounts for
over 1.5 per cent of Ankara’s total foreign trade turnover, which shows that there is significant potential for growth in the area. Turkey mostly trades with ...
... the article series elaborated on the geostrategic situation in North Africa, the Levant, the Gulf, the South Caucasus, Iran, Central Asia, and South Asia, while the present piece is more focused on Russia’s opportunities in these regions and narrative ... ... Interests
North Africa: Becoming the Libyan Power Broker
In North Africa, Libya is the scene of intense competition between Turkey on the one hand and Russia, Egypt, the UAE, and France on the other. Russia must therefore seek a compromise solution that ...
... member in order to ensure that their leaderships do not ever flirt with anti-Russian policies. That worst-case scenario would probably become possible only if the Russian-Turkish ties deteriorated against the context of the growing Turkish influence in Central Asia, which is why Turkey—again—is such a latent challenge for Russia.
... acquires a particular significance for Turkey amidst these new challenges. The underlying activity of SCO in combating “three evil forces,” namely terrorism, separatism, and extremism, can lay the foundation for cooperation between Russia and Turkey in Central Asia.
Areas of cooperation
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Russia, Turkey and the Vision of Greater Europe
Started by Russia together with Belarus and Kazakhstan, projects to deepen economic integration within the ...
... for the huge issues that will be incurred by the union. On the other hand, if Moscow's Central Asian populace will flock to the EU instead and free up some of the traffic problems and high apartmental prices, I may reconsider my stance.
Is Turkey On The Table?
Still, participation of Central Asian states in the EU may not be as radical as Turkey’s, which Umland sees bearing fruits after original attempts all the way back to the 1960s. He does anticipate that such membership will result in huge changes in the EU’s structure,...