International Relations/Diplomacy
Central Asia
Second China-Central Asia (C+C5) Foreign Ministers Meet: Major Takeaways

Background

China’s relations with its Central Asian neighbours have been complicated. Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, Central Asia has been crucial for Chinese foreign policy for two reasons. First, the security of its...

China-Central Asia Relations

Since the Soviet disintegration, Chinese activities in Central Asia grew leaps and bounds. China has penetrated deep into economic and strategic spheres of these countries with its ambitious Belt and Road projects. However, with the increasing...

Central Asia: Three Decades of Developments

Central Asia, located between the East and the West has always been been at the centre of power struggle between major powers such as Russia, China, US and West. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the leaders of these independent republics,...

Trends in Central Asia in 2020

Introduction

The past 2020 is marked by Central Asia’s struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent socio-economic impacts. The pandemic turned out to be a litmus test for the already troubled economies of Central Asia. The...

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Central Asia

Introduction

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is so profound that the world will never be the same again. Human communication, social norms and habits have transformed immensely due to this. More digitalisation and less physical...

चुनाव बाद किर्गिजस्तान में संकट

परिचय

हाल ही में किर्गिजस्तान एक दशक में सर्वाधिक खराब राजनीतिक संकटों से गुजरा है। मौजूदा राजनीतिक विप्लव इसके पहले 2005 और 2010 में हुए लोकप्रिय क्रांतियों से जरा भी भिन्न नहीं था। 2005 में हुए “ट्यूलिप क्रांति” ने तब के...

Post-Election Crisis in Kyrgyzstan

Introduction

Recently, Kyrgyzstan faced one of the worst political crises in a decade. The current political turmoil is no different from the previous two popular revolutions of 2005 and 2010. The 'Tulip Revolution' of 2005 marked the...

Second India-Central Asia Dialogue: Major Takeaways

Introduction

Central Asia is considered India's extended neighbourhood. In the absence of direct land connectivity, India-Central Asia relations have been marginalized in the post-Soviet period. India and Central Asian Republics (CARs)...

मध्य एशिया में चीन का कर्ज-जाल

पृष्ठभूमि

मध्य एशिया में चीन के अपने कई स्वार्थ हैं। पहला तो यही कि उसे अपने उत्तर-पश्चिमी क्षेत्र शिंजियांग को सुरक्षित करना है, जिसकी सीमा मध्य एशिया के तीन देशों; कजाखस्तान, किर्गिस्तान और तजाकिस्तान से मिलती है। शिंजियांग उइगर...

Local Perception of China's Growing Role in Central Asia

Introduction

China's relation with its Central Asian neighbours has been complicated. Even though Beijing maintains good relations with most Central Asian governments, rising anti-Chinese sentiments among the local populace have proved...

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