Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
August 23, 2016
Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
The added contributors may help assuage supply fears, if the reported deals work out.
Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
How Exactly Did Kazakhstan Help Turkish-Russian Rapprochement Along?
August 13, 2016
How Exactly Did Kazakhstan Help Turkish-Russian Rapprochement Along?
More on Kazakh-Russian relations, troubling constitutional changes brewing in Kyrgyzstan, and a beard story; links.
How Exactly Did Kazakhstan Help Turkish-Russian Rapprochement Along?
Russia-Turkey Relations: Back on Track?
August 10, 2016
Russia-Turkey Relations: Back on Track?
Erdogan's first trip abroad following the July 15 coup attempt was to Russia to patch up relations.
Russia-Turkey Relations: Back on Track?
Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev First World Leader to Visit Post-Coup Turkey
August 06, 2016
Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev First World Leader to Visit Post-Coup Turkey
Nazarbayev is the first world leader to pay Turkish President Erdogan a visit following last month's coup attempt.
Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev First World Leader to Visit Post-Coup Turkey
Russia to Receive 12 New Warships in 2016
August 04, 2016
Russia to Receive 12 New Warships in 2016
The Russian Navy is also slated to receive eight combatant craft and 23 auxiliary vessels in the coming months.
Russia to Receive 12 New Warships in 2016
Coup Attempt Clears Way for Turkish-Russian Rapprochement
July 27, 2016
Coup Attempt Clears Way for Turkish-Russian Rapprochement
Turkey has radically revised its position on why a Russian jet was shot down last year, much to Moscow's appreciation.
Coup Attempt Clears Way for Turkish-Russian Rapprochement
US and EU Separatist Groups to Gather on Moscow’s Dime
July 26, 2016
US and EU Separatist Groups to Gather on Moscow’s Dime
The upcoming conference will feature guests from Catalonia and Texas, but no Chechens or Uyghurs.
US and EU Separatist Groups to Gather on Moscow’s Dime
After New Doping Report, Russia Faces Possible Full Rio Ban
July 20, 2016
After New Doping Report, Russia Faces Possible Full Rio Ban
New report details massive State-run scheme to pass dirty athletes off as clean.
After New Doping Report, Russia Faces Possible Full Rio Ban
Russia Delivers First Missiles for Iran’s New Air Defense System
July 19, 2016
Russia Delivers First Missiles for Iran’s New Air Defense System
The first batch of missiles for the S-300 air defense system has recently been delivered, Iran claims.
Russia Delivers First Missiles for Iran’s New Air Defense System
India and Russia to Ink Final Contract for Fifth Generation Fighter Jet
July 12, 2016
India and Russia to Ink Final Contract for Fifth Generation Fighter Jet
India is purportedly pushing to sign the main R&D design contract this year.
India and Russia to Ink Final Contract for Fifth Generation Fighter Jet
Digging Into Stalin's Secrets
July 09, 2016
Digging Into Stalin's Secrets
Kazakhstan's convincing national narrative, Atambayev's music debut, a fascinating story tying the steppe to Hawaii; weekend reads.
Digging Into Stalin's Secrets
Kazakhstan Gets Thanks for Russia-Turkey Rapprochement
July 06, 2016
Kazakhstan Gets Thanks for Russia-Turkey Rapprochement
Turkish leaders have thanked both Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan for helping bring the two states back together.
Kazakhstan Gets Thanks for Russia-Turkey Rapprochement
Here Come the Stereotypes: Central Asians Implicated in Istanbul Attack
July 01, 2016
Here Come the Stereotypes: Central Asians Implicated in Istanbul Attack
Turkish authorities have identified the three attackers as citizens of Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Uzbekistan.
Here Come the Stereotypes: Central Asians Implicated in Istanbul Attack
The Turkish-Russian Rapprochement
June 30, 2016
The Turkish-Russian Rapprochement
Seven months after the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border, Moscow and Ankara might be moving toward normalization.
The Turkish-Russian Rapprochement
What Is China and Russia's 'Eternal Friendship' Worth?
June 27, 2016
What Is China and Russia's 'Eternal Friendship' Worth?
Despite attesting to their closeness and political alignment, hard economic returns are a long time coming.
What Is China and Russia's 'Eternal Friendship' Worth?
How Important Is China to Central Asia?
June 24, 2016
How Important Is China to Central Asia?
Putin has big Eurasian dreams and more on the SCO; recommended reads.
How Important Is China to Central Asia?
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