China as Russia’s First Alternative Route in Natural Gas Exports

After the European sanctions and the decision to give up Russian natural gas in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in the past days, Moscow has started to look for alternative markets instead of the European market. Considering that Russia did not cut off gas flow to Europe even during […]

Effects of Russian Sanctions on Central Asian Labor Migrants

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has affected different spheres of the lives of Russian citizens. A series of economic sanctions aimed at building pressure on the Russian government led to the curtailing of the operations of thousands of enterprises all across Russia. As a result, thousands of Russian citizens lost […]

Kazakhstan’s Constitutional Referendum: “The State that Listens to the Voice of the People”

A referendum was held for the amendments and new regulations to be made in the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan on June 5th 2022. According to the Central Referendum Commission, 7,985,769 (68.05%) of 11,734,642 voters participated in the referendum and of 6,163,516 people voted yes in the referendum, while […]

Possible Effects of the Russia-Ukraine War on Germany

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which started in February 2022, affected not only Moscow-Kiev relations, but also global and regional balances. The war which gradually deepened raised the security concerns for all European countries which also brought the European Union (EU) and Russia relations into a new turning point. Because the […]

Economic Cooperation between Uzbekistan and China

Uzbekistan remains one of the key countries in Central Asia. Since the implementation of the new economic policy, the country’s economic cooperation with external powers, including Russia, China, and the countries of the European Union has deepened considerably. In this sense, China’s presence in Uzbekistan increased significantly. Therefore, this commentary […]

Japan’s Cybersecurity: Perspectives for Kazakhstan

With the acceleration of digitalization processes, many governments reconsidered the importance of cyber security. Penetration of cutting-edge technologies such as AI, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), and cloud services require a high level of IT expertise, as well as good governance of cyberspace. Kazakhstan, similar to other countries, has […]

Russia-Ukraine Crisis and European Union Energy Concern

After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the sanctions against the Kremlin, led by Western countries, are increasing day by day. On February 25th 2022, one day after Russian troops attacked Ukraine at the behest of Vladimir Putin, the US, EU, UK and Canada and some of their allies announced a series […]

Islamic Practices in Virtual Space

Questions about how Muslim communities are adapting to the digital age, how the online environment is transforming their identities, authority systems, and religious practices worry both Muslims themselves, who are trying to understand the influence of the Internet on their spiritual life and religious scholars, psychologists, anthropologists, sociologists who are […]

Orta Asya Türk Cumhuriyetlerinde İş Ortamı ve Kobi Destek Programları: Kobi’lerin ve Karşılıklı Ticaretin Geliştirilmesine Yönelik Bir Araştırma

Ağustos 1991’de Baltık Cumhuriyetleri ve Ukrayna parlamentosu bağımsızlık kararı alması sonrası Brest şehrinde bir araya gelen Rusya, Ukrayna ve Beyaz Rusya devlet başkanlarının (Bağımsız Devletler Topluluğu-BDT), kurulmasıyla ilgili imzaladıkları protokol uzun süredir can çekişen Sovyetler Birliği’nin sonunu hazırlamıştır. SSCB’nin dağılması, Orta Asya Türk Cumhuriyetleri için tarihi bir dönüm noktası olmuş, […]

Güney Kore ve Orta Asya İlişkileri

For centuries Central Asia remained the focus of great powers’ strategic interests, for control of the region meant crucial access into and out of surrounding empires and civilizations, including those of Russia, China, India, Persia and the Ottomans. Largely neglected during the Cold War, the region has reemerged in the […]

Development of Hydropower Sector and its Impact on Energy-Environment Nexus In Central Asia

This research project is a combination of a comprehensive desk study and a field research on the environment and energy nexus in Central Asia. This final report seeks to produce rec- ommendations based on experiences and needs of the people of the region, supported by a fieldwork and in cooperation […]

Central Asian Regional Energy Initiatives: Challenges and Opportunities

The Central Asian Energy System (CAES) was designed and built during the Soviet period, when political borders and sovereignty issue were not an obstacle to ensure parallel operation of national energy sectors. Resource sharing mechanism ensured stability and reliability of energy supplies to meet population and economic needs. The mechanism […]

Asya Avrupa No: 55

Kıymetli okuyucularımız! Hoca Ahmet Yesevi Üniversitesi’ne bağlı Avrasya Araştırma Enstitüsü olarak her ay çıkarmakta olduğumuz Asya Avrupa Dergisi’nin yeni sayısı ile karşınızda olmanın mutluluğunu yaşıyoruz. Gerek Enstitü bünyesinde görev alan araştırmacılarımızın, gerekse Enstitü dışından katkı veren uzmanların yazılarından oluşan bu sayıda yine Avrasya’nın önemli siyasi, ekonomik ve çevresel meselelerine değinen […]

Eurasian Research Journal Volume 4, No. 1

Eurasian Research Journal is a refereed journal of international standards aiming to publish scientific articles in a wide range of fields including economics, finance, energy, international relations, security, transportation, politics and sociology in the Eurasian region that covers the territory from the Balkans to Mongolia with particular focus on Turkic […]

Eurasian Research Journal Volume 3, No. 1

Eurasian Research Journal is a refereed journal of international standards aiming to publish scientific articles in a wide range of fields including economics, finance, energy, international relations, security, transportation, politics and sociology in the Eurasian region that covers the territory from the Balkans to Mongolia with particular focus on Turkic […]

Eurasian Research Journal Volume 2, No. 1

Eurasian Research Journal is a refereed journal of international standards aiming to publish scientific articles in a wide range of fields including economics, finance, energy, international relations, security, transportation, politics and sociology in the Eurasian region that covers the territory from the Balkans to Mongolia with particular focus on Turkic […]

Eurasian Research Journal Volume 1, No. 2

Eurasian Research Journal is a refereed journal of international standards aiming to publish scientific articles in a wide range of fields including economics, finance, energy, international relations, security, transportation, politics and sociology in the Eurasian region that covers the territory from the Balkans to Mongolia with particular focus on Turkic […]

The Wisdom of the Great Steppe Abai Kunanbaiuly

Every nation and every civilization has its founding values. On this basis, it would not be an exaggeration to say that Abai Kunanbaiuly is at the forefront of the national, spiritual and cultural values of the Kazakh society. When we consider the sources and environment that shape intellectual and literary […]

I. Uluslararası Türk Enerji Birliği Kongresi

Throughout the history, Turkic world has never given up the ideology of becoming together and establishing global peace and order. In this context, many attempts have been made and some successes have been achieved individually. Today, cooperation processes are tried to be developed in an updated context within many organizations. […]

Eurasia Outlook 2020: Economic, Social and Political Perspectives in Eurasia

The COVID-19 pandemic that started in 2020 has affected all areas of life worldwide, bringing many changes. In brief, countries were put to great test, particularly their healthcare systems, economic structures and relations with other countries. During this period, millions of people were affected negatively in various ways. In the […]

International Turkic Energy Union Congress

Throughout the history, Turkish world has never given up the ideology of becoming together and establishing global peace and order. In this context, many attempts have been made and some successes have been achieved individually. Today, cooperation processes are tried to be developed in an updated context within many organizations. […]

		
		

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