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Updated - Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference will be held at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


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Kyrgyzstan’s Capacity to Meet Its CASA-1000 Obligations Comes Under Question

May 26, 2016

On May 12, the $1.17 billion CASA-1000 energy mega-project was inaugurated, in Tajikistan, by top-level officials from its participating countries—Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan (News.tj, May 12). Although...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

Radicalism Thrives Among Exploited Migrant Workers in Russia

May 19, 2016

In recent months, the Federal Security Service (FSB) allegedly thwarted several terrorist attacks on Russian soil by migrants from Central Asia. In April, Russian security services claimed that four citizens of Tajikistan and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, Central Asia, Middle East, Syria, Russia

Water Shortages Likely to Reduce Central Asian GDPs by 11 Percent

May 17, 2016

Although Central Asia as a whole has enough water to promote development, problems in sharing this critical resource among the region’s five post-Soviet republics—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Economics, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan , Tajikistan

Land Protests Testify to Kazakhstan’s Internal Vulnerability

May 16, 2016

Less than five years have passed since Kazakhstan experienced what may have been its most serious post-independence test of stability to date when, in December 2011, hundreds of people took to the streets in the western town of...

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

Uzbekistan and Russia Agree to Reset Bilateral Ties

May 12, 2016

Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov visited Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on April 25–26, 2016. The visit was widely hailed as the opening of a new chapter in bilateral ties (Uza.uz, April 27)....

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

Central Asia’s ‘Karabakhs’ May Be Even More Dangerous Than the Original

April 26, 2016

The renewed violence in Azerbaijan’s separatist region of Karabakh (see EDM, April 6) is attracting attention to three larger problems in other parts of the former Soviet space: the existence of ethnic exclaves in neighboring...

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

Gas-Rich Turkmenistan Looks to Export Diversification

April 8, 2016

In January 2016, the Russian media reported that Russia’s gas giant, Gazprom, had discontinued all purchases of natural gas from Turkmenistan and was not planning to resume imports any time soon. This information was later...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Energy, Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Russia, China

Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone: A Long Gestation (Part Two)

April 7, 2016

*To read Part One, please click here.

Western nuclear powers have expressed objections regarding several provisions of the Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (CANWFZ) Treaty (US State Department, Treaties Data Base Home,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Military/Security, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan , Tajikistan

Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone: A Long Gestation (Part One)

April 7, 2016

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev participated in the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC, on March 30–April 2, where he met with United States President Barack Obama (Kazinform, April 2). Kazakhstan has long been...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Military/Security, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan , Tajikistan

Kyrgyzstan Targets Wrong Enemy in Its Latest Border Crisis With Uzbekistan

March 31, 2016

The Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) convened an extraordinary session, on March 22, at its headquarters in Moscow, at the request of the Kyrgyz Republic’s government. Its members—Armenia, Belarus,...

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

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Water Shortages Likely to Reduce Central Asian GDPs by 11 Percent

May 17, 2016 05:59 PM

Although Central Asia as a whole has enough water to promote development, problems in sharing this critical resource among the region’s five post-Soviet republics—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan,...


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Kyrgyzstan

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Kyrgyzstan’s Capacity to Meet Its CASA-1000 Obligations Comes Under Question

May 26, 2016 08:55 PM

On May 12, the $1.17 billion CASA-1000 energy mega-project was inaugurated, in Tajikistan, by top-level officials from its participating countries—Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan...


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Uzbekistan

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Water Shortages Likely to Reduce Central Asian GDPs by 11 Percent

May 17, 2016 05:59 PM

Although Central Asia as a whole has enough water to promote development, problems in sharing this critical resource among the region’s five post-Soviet republics—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan,...


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Tajikistan

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Kyrgyzstan’s Capacity to Meet Its CASA-1000 Obligations Comes Under Question

May 26, 2016 08:55 PM

On May 12, the $1.17 billion CASA-1000 energy mega-project was inaugurated, in Tajikistan, by top-level officials from its participating countries—Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan...


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Turkmenistan

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Water Shortages Likely to Reduce Central Asian GDPs by 11 Percent

May 17, 2016 05:59 PM

Although Central Asia as a whole has enough water to promote development, problems in sharing this critical resource among the region’s five post-Soviet republics—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan,...


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Mongolia

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Mongolian Mega Construction Projects Push for Energy Security, Regional Connectivity

February 3, 2016 05:41 PM

Mongolia’s national energy program has made significant progress in the past year. According to Energy Minister Dashzeveg Zorigt, in 2015, legislation regulating the energy sector was revised,...


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