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Turkic Council Sets Sights on Upgrade Rooted in Economic Connectivity Projects
April 12, 2021

Turkic Council Sets Sights on Upgrade Rooted in Economic Connectivity Projects

By Umida Hashimova
The Turkic Council aims to grow its political and economic significance.

China’s Central Asian Rail Investment Does Not Add Up
April 01, 2021

China’s Central Asian Rail Investment Does Not Add Up

By Tristan Kenderdine and Péter Bucsky
China’s contribution to Central Asian rail connectivity remains miniscule.
Kazakhstan’s Sovereign Fund Changes Boss
March 31, 2021

Kazakhstan’s Sovereign Fund Changes Boss

By Paolo Sorbello
A new head of Samruk-Kazyna could bring about changes in governance and personnel. 

Which Central Asian Students Can Return to Russia to Study?
March 25, 2021

Which Central Asian Students Can Return to Russia to Study?

By Catherine Putz
Tajik students, for now, are not among those being allowed to return to their studies in Russia. 

Kazakhstan’s Rule of Law Struggles on the International Stage
March 25, 2021

Kazakhstan’s Rule of Law Struggles on the International Stage

By Catherine Putz
Kazakhstan's recalcitrant response to international arbitration belies its claims to be a friendly destination for investment.

What’s in Kazakhstan’s 2025 Development Plan?
March 23, 2021

What’s in Kazakhstan’s 2025 Development Plan?

By Wilder Alejandro Sanchez
On the road to 2050, Nur-Sultan aims to diversify its economy and develop new industries.

BP Declined to Dive Back into Kazakh Oil Fields
March 15, 2021

BP Declined to Dive Back into Kazakh Oil Fields

By Catherine Putz
Last week, KazMunayGas published a letter sent by BP in October 2020 backing out of negotiations as the company looks to focus on renewables.
Rethinking Britain’s Central Asia Strategy
March 15, 2021

Rethinking Britain’s Central Asia Strategy

By Jade McGlynn
The U.K. needs to think more ambitiously – and more coherently – about its own capabilities and objectives in Central Asia.

Kazakhstan v. Alnur Ilyashev: Punishing Dissent in Ways Old and New
March 12, 2021

Kazakhstan v. Alnur Ilyashev: Punishing Dissent in Ways Old and New

By Catherine Putz
Repression via technical glitch - that’s new.

Feminist Activists Take to the Streets in Kazakhstan
March 09, 2021

Feminist Activists Take to the Streets in Kazakhstan

By Paolo Sorbello
Hundreds of activists and sympathizers took part in a march for women’s rights in Almaty. 

Vaccine Diplomacy in Central Asia: Russia vs. China?
March 05, 2021

Vaccine Diplomacy in Central Asia: Russia vs. China?

By Catherine Putz
Can “vaccine diplomacy” change any minds in Central Asia when it comes to the Russia vs. China equation?
Japarov Makes State Visit to Kazakhstan, Meets With Tokayev and Nazarbayev
March 03, 2021

Japarov Makes State Visit to Kazakhstan, Meets With Tokayev and Nazarbayev

By Catherine Putz
The core purpose of Japarov’s visit was to make the personal connections that form the lifeblood of Central Asian interstate relations.

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