«In the event of financial instability in Kyrgyzstan, multilateral creditors may increase the interest rates on loans or even refuse from further financing», Nazik Imanbekova sums up in an article for CABAR.asia.
October 2020 in Central Asia is remembered for the stable rise in the COVID-19 cases; recent elections in two countries; social turmoil and regime change in Kyrgyzstan; visits by the defense ministers of Russia and Turkey; another border conflict. The analytical platform CABAR.asia provides a brief overview of the major events in the region over the past month. (more…)
Currently, projects aimed at countering extremism are being implemented according to the same scheme. However, much is not considered in such projects. In particular, no attention is paid to the psychological component, while the perception of ideas and information received is key in the spread of radical ideologies. Kunduz Kydyrova, an analyst at M-Vector and a member of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics, discusses the need to apply a transdisciplinary approach in PVE projects and how mythmaking can help increase the effectiveness of such initiatives.
The publication “Discourses and Strategies for Solving Environmental Issues in Central Asia ” was developed by Muslimbek Buriev on the basis of the IWPR Representative Office in Central Asia and the regional analytical platform CABAR.asia. (more…)
Ildar Yakubov tries to answer the question why the protests in the two countries of the post-Soviet space lead to different results – in an article, written specially for CABAR.asia. (more…)
«Despite the low level of interaction between Central Asia and the South Caucasus, the analysis of events around Nagorno-Karabakh is of particular value due to the presence of certain parallels in the post-Soviet period of the development of these regions», – mentioned independent expert Akram Umarov in an article, written specially for CABAR.asia.
“The sixth convocation of Kyrgyz Parliament is no more. While in force, however, it served as an entity rather conforming to the authorities” – coming from Tansuluu Matieva, a participant of CABAR.Asia School for Young Analysts.
The eyes of the world, and notably of Central Asian states, are upon events that have unfolded in Kyrgyzstan after parliamentary elections on October 4. Editors of CABAR.asia analytical platform interviewed regional political experts on how the public reacted to events in the neighboring country and how they could possibly echo in other countries. (more…)
September 2020 in Central Asia is remembered, inter alia, for yet again rising COVID-19 numbers; a new academic year in schools and universities; recommencement of high-level official meetings; the Independence Day parades; election campaigns; presidents’ speech to the UN; and Chinese Foreign Minister’s visit to Central Asia.
The analytical platform CABAR.asia presents an overview of the major events in the region over the past month. (more…)
“The unfolding events in Belarus, in one way or another, have an impact on Central Asia, in relation to which discussions are underway in the expert community. They are primarily connected with the opinion that a new round of the “Great Game” has begun here,” says researcher and analyst Konstantin Larionov, in an article written specifically for CABAR.asia.