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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 on May 12th. The conference will feature a number of the best China...


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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

Implications of Azerbaijan Moving Closer to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

March 29, 2016

On March 14, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadiarov signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) granting it the status of a dialogue partner in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). The SCO’s Secretary General...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Central Asia, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Russia, China

Kazakhstan Faces Militarization of the Caspian

March 24, 2016

In late February, Russian TV channel Zvezda, which is wholly owned by the Ministry of Defense, broadcast a video about a new type of assault boat that will be commissioned next year as part of Russia’s strategy to boost its...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Military/Security, Russia

Turkmenistan Tightens Its Regime Ahead of Difficult Times

March 15, 2016

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has repeatedly reshuffled his government over the last several weeks. At a meeting of the State Security Council, in early March, he relieved from their positions the head of...

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

Russian Nationalist Discourse Reemerges Ahead of Elections

March 14, 2016

Kazakhstan is taking final steps in preparation for the upcoming early parliamentary elections, scheduled for March 20. According to the Central Election Commission, as of March 4, the government has accommodated applications...

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

Kazakhstan to Host Offshore Yuan Center

March 10, 2016

Many observers both inside and outside Central Asia have noticed China’s rising economic influence there, supplanting the region’s traditional hegemon, Russia. In yet another sign of China’s growing economic clout in Eurasia,...

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

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

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Kyrgyzstan

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

April 26, 2016 03:51 PM

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...


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Uzbekistan

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

April 26, 2016 03:51 PM

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...


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Tajikistan

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

April 26, 2016 03:51 PM

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...


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Turkmenistan

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

April 26, 2016 03:51 PM

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...


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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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