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By Rhod Mackenzie

The United States is concerned about a draft law on foreign agents that may be passed in Kyrgyzstan. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken wrote about this in a letter to Kyrgyz leader Sadyr Japarov. The US State Department notes that 'we have already seen the negative consequence...

By Timofei Bordachev

Russian policymakers, it seems, are operating under the assumption that country’s interaction with its most important partners, in terms of its development and stability in Eurasia, cannot be dependent on the dynamics of the conflict between Russia and the West.

Moscow’s cur...

By Rhod Mackenzie

The Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has called on the EAEU countries to start implementing all the goals and objectives set out in the "Eurasian Economic Path" declaration as soon as possible.

Speaking at an expanded meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, M...

By Timofey Bordachev

Despite the deepening military-political crisis in relations between Russia and the West, and the uncertain future of Ukraine, Moscow cannot forget about its other neighbours in the former USSR, particularly Central Asia. This region is home to five independent republics that...

By Rhod Mackenzie

The EU is allocating money to create a new transport corridor through Central Asia, bypassing Russia. The new route is their a competitor to the Chinese “One Belt, One Road” project. Brussels does not hide the fact that these plans are directed specifically against Russia. Will...

By Yuri Mavashev

In 2023, the year for the East and Asia as a whole was not only busy but also oversaturated. The same can be said about Russian politics, or more precisely, about the new opportunities for Moscow in the region. In Mackinder's words, the battle between the 'civilization of the land...