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Nazarbayev Shakes up Government Amid Weak Economy and Worries of Insecurity

September 19, 2016

Following a month of lull in August, when the parliament was in recess and the majority of cabinet ministers took a short break from meetings and press briefings, Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev opened the fall’s joint...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, Central Asia, Kazakhstan

New Standoff Between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

September 12, 2016

Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan became embroiled in a fresh standoff over the disputed mountain Ungar-Too, located on the border. The latest incident once more highlighted the need for rapid and radical efforts to improve bilateral...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Central Asia, Uzbekistan , Kyrgyzstan

Uzbekistan’s Succession: Regime Seeks to Retain Legitimacy, Legacy and Stability

September 8, 2016

The death of President Islam Karimov will be a serious test of Uzbekistan’s political stability. But contrary to most gloomy predictions, the country’s leadership was evidently much more prepared for a smooth transition upon...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Uzbekistan

Generational Change in Central Asia about More Than Just Leaders

September 6, 2016

The death of Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov at 78 has focused attention on the issue of generational change both past and present across post-Soviet Central Asia. Given the central role played by these five republics’...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan , Tajikistan

New Generation of Politicians Set to Play Growing Role in Kazakhstan

August 3, 2016

After long years of model stability, Kazakhstan is currently facing increasing turbulence in its economy and security. The country continues to struggle with the negative repercussions of the oil market slowdown, which has...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Kazakhstan

China Quietly Displacing Both Russia and US From Central Asia

August 2, 2016

Since 1991, the influence of the Russian Federation in Central Asia has been on the decline, and many have assumed that the United States would move in to fill the resulting vacuum. US influence has indeed increased, at least in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, Central Asia, Tajikistan , China

A Revival of the Mongolian-Russian Friendship?

July 26, 2016

On the eve of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, for the 11th Annual Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit (July 15–16), an article appeared in the Russian media entitled, “ ‘An Old Friend is...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Mongolia, Russia

Militarization of the Caspian Sea: A Zero-Sum Game?

July 25, 2016

On July 13, in the capital city of Astana, Kazakhstan hosted a meeting of the foreign ministers of the five Caspian littoral states. The officials gathered to discuss a draft convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Turkmenistan, Middle East

Beset by Cash Flow Problems, Russia and Kazakhstan Consider Leasing Baikonur Cosmodrome to Other Countries

July 14, 2016

Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome is the oldest and largest space launch facility in the world, built in 1955 as a test range for the Soviet Union’s first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the R-7. It covers 2,600 square...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Europe, Russia

Need for Closer Ties With Beijing Clouds Moscow’s View of the SCO

July 5, 2016

Russian views of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) were prominently on display at the grouping’s most recent summit, in Tashkent, which took place on June 23–24. Specifically, President Vladimir Putin had extravagant...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Russia, Central Asia, Uzbekistan

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Kazakhstan

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Nazarbayev Shakes up Government Amid Weak Economy and Worries of Insecurity

September 19, 2016 04:18 PM

Following a month of lull in August, when the parliament was in recess and the majority of cabinet ministers took a short break from meetings and press briefings, Kazakhstani President Nursultan...


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Kyrgyzstan

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New Standoff Between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

September 12, 2016 08:03 PM

Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan became embroiled in a fresh standoff over the disputed mountain Ungar-Too, located on the border. The latest incident once more highlighted the need for rapid and radical...


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Uzbekistan

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New Standoff Between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

September 12, 2016 08:03 PM

Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan became embroiled in a fresh standoff over the disputed mountain Ungar-Too, located on the border. The latest incident once more highlighted the need for rapid and radical...


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Tajikistan

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Generational Change in Central Asia about More Than Just Leaders

September 6, 2016 08:34 PM

The death of Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov at 78 has focused attention on the issue of generational change both past and present across post-Soviet Central Asia. Given the central role played...


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Turkmenistan

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Generational Change in Central Asia about More Than Just Leaders

September 6, 2016 08:34 PM

The death of Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov at 78 has focused attention on the issue of generational change both past and present across post-Soviet Central Asia. Given the central role played...


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Mongolia

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A Revival of the Mongolian-Russian Friendship?

July 26, 2016 06:10 PM

On the eve of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, for the 11th Annual Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit (July 15–16), an article appeared in the Russian media...


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