Analytical materials

Tajikistan and Eurasian integration project

“It is possible that the political elites in Tajikistan will give credit to the new integration project and accept it. But where is the guarantee that in some years, another politician would not come power in Russia, and Russian development will not follow the model of 1990s?”, said Rashid Abdullo, an independent expert (Tajikistan, Dushanbe), in an article written exclusively for the CABAR.


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Tajik-Uzbek relations – development dynamics and prospects

“Historical contradictions caused by the “Big Turkestan” project, unrealized in the 1920s, lie at the heart of today’s strained relations between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan”, wrote Parviz Mullojanov, a political analyst (Tajikistan, Dushanbe), in his article, written exclusively for cabar.asia.


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Yakov Trofimov: Manifestations of Islam radicalization in Kazakhstan

CABAR.asia 20.03.15

“2,383 Muslim associations operated in the country as of April 2014. If each of them had its own account in Internet social networks, it would be a powerful force in the fight against extremism and terrorism”, said Yakov Trofimov, professor of Karaganda University “Bolashak” (Kazakhstan, Karaganda ), in an article written for cabar.asia


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New areas of cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

“The main areas of cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan could be counteractions against common security challenges – poverty, unemployment, inefficient agricultural sector and cross-border cooperation. Bilateral cooperation is most visibly possible in the Fergana Valley”, said Sheradil Baktygulov, a researcher of problems in Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek), in an article written exclusively for cabar.asia.


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Uran Abdynasyrov: “In 2015, the economy of Kyrgyzstan faces a number of serious challenges.”

CABAR.asia 24.02.15
“We need to understand that no one, except the Kyrgyz Republic itself, will ensure the growth of the country and strengthen the national economy, because others, even under such close cooperation, think of their own benefit,” said Uran Abdynasyrov, Director of the Public Foundation “Eurasian Studies” (Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek), in an article written exclusively for the CABAR.

"Tajikistan and China: strategic partnership or lack of alternatives?"

“One of the basic and integral objective risks for Central Asia is the lack of alternatives to their intense relations with China,” said Rashid Abdullo, an independent expert (Dushanbe, Tajikistan), in an article written exclusively for CABAR.


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Rashid Abdullo: “Tajikistan and China: strategic partnership or lack of alternatives?”

“One of the basic and integral objective risks for Central Asia is the lack of alternatives to their intense relations with China,” said Rashid Abdullo, an independent expert (Dushanbe, Tajikistan), in an article written exclusively for CABAR.
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"Is Kyrgyzstan ready for a new level of cooperation with China?"

“If there is no methodological school, the study of domestic and foreign policy of China will be superficial, and thus the substance to cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and China will be determined by China. Therefore, the number one priority should be the formation of the national school of Sinology,” said Sheradil Baktygulov, a researcher of problems in Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek), in an article written exclusively for CABAR.


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Sheradil Baktygulov: “Is Kyrgyzstan ready for a new level of cooperation with China?”

“If there is no methodological school, the study of domestic and foreign policy of China will be superficial, and thus the substance to cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and China will be determined by China. Therefore, the number one priority should be the formation of the national school of Sinology,” said Sheradil Baktygulov, a researcher of problems in Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek), in an article written exclusively for CABAR.
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Saodat Olimova: “The crisis in Russia, and Tajik labor migration”

CABAR.asia 26.01.15
“Right now, we are at the beginning. Like during the previous crisis, the situation of migrants from Tajikistan is getting noticeably worse, and apparently, it will deteriorate further,” said Saodat Olimova, deputy director of Research Center “Sharq” (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) in an article written specifically for CABAR.
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