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Touring the Backyard: Putin Pays Central Asia a Visit
March 01, 2017
Touring the Backyard: Putin Pays Central Asia a Visit
No huge headlines emerged from the trip, which was a walk down familiar paths and repetition of familiar phrases.
Touring the Backyard: Putin Pays Central Asia a Visit
Donald Trump and Central Asia's 'Great Game'
November 16, 2016
Donald Trump and Central Asia's 'Great Game'
How will Donald Trump's election affect the balance of power in Central Asia?
Donald Trump and Central Asia's 'Great Game'
Imperial Twilight: Images from the Last Years of the Russian Empire
May 27, 2016
Imperial Twilight: Images from the Last Years of the Russian Empire
Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky wanted to capture the empire in color. His photographs are among the last of Imperial Russia.
Imperial Twilight: Images from the Last Years of the Russian Empire
Is 2016 Going to Be Pivotal for Central Asia’s Pipeline Powers?
January 30, 2016
Is 2016 Going to Be Pivotal for Central Asia’s Pipeline Powers?
Considering new regional dynamics and more: recommended reads
Is 2016 Going to Be Pivotal for Central Asia’s Pipeline Powers?
The Limits of Collective Security in Eurasia
December 24, 2015
The Limits of Collective Security in Eurasia
Divergent interests in Russia’s dispute with Turkey and Armenia’s conflict with Azerbaijan restrict the CSTO.
The Limits of Collective Security in Eurasia
Russia's Putin Finds Time for Central Asia Amid Birthday Celebrations
October 08, 2015
Russia's Putin Finds Time for Central Asia Amid Birthday Celebrations
Between airstrikes on Syria and ice hockey, Russian President Vladimir Putin made time for his Central Asian allies.
Russia's Putin Finds Time for Central Asia Amid Birthday Celebrations
Russia Continues Inflating the ISIS Threat in Central Asia
September 24, 2015
Russia Continues Inflating the ISIS Threat in Central Asia
ISIS is recruiting around the world, but Russian rhetoric boosts the threat of ISIS to the region beyond reality.
Russia Continues Inflating the ISIS Threat in Central Asia
CSTO Gathers in Tajikistan, Talks ISIS
September 15, 2015
CSTO Gathers in Tajikistan, Talks ISIS
Could Russian troops return to the Tajik-Afghan border? Only if asked.
CSTO Gathers in Tajikistan, Talks ISIS
Kyrgyzstan's Parliament Gets Ready for Election Season
August 04, 2015
Kyrgyzstan's Parliament Gets Ready for Election Season
The campaigns can't begin until September, but 34 parties are planning to fight for a seat.
Kyrgyzstan's Parliament Gets Ready for Election Season
Are You a Foreign Agent in Kyrgyzstan?
May 22, 2015
Are You a Foreign Agent in Kyrgyzstan?
Human rights organizations worry that an impending law could stifle the country’s civil society.
Are You a Foreign Agent in Kyrgyzstan?
Tajikistan and China to Trade… Felons
May 21, 2015
Tajikistan and China to Trade… Felons
Extradition among the region's states is common, so is torture.
Tajikistan and China to Trade… Felons
Which Central Asian Leaders Are Attending Russia's Military Parade?
April 25, 2015
Which Central Asian Leaders Are Attending Russia's Military Parade?
Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have recently rescheduled their Victory Day parades so their presidents can attend Russia’s.
Which Central Asian Leaders Are Attending Russia's Military Parade?
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