Albina Muratbekova

Albina Muratbekova

Senior Research fellow

Dr.Albina Muratbekova is a research fellow of the Eurasian Research Institute at H.A.Yassawi Kazakh Turkish International University. Albina holds a PhD degree in Oriental Studies from Al Farabi Kazakh National University. She was a Fellow of the EUCACIS PhD support programme, Fudan Fellow 2017, a visiting student of the Cambridge Central Asia Forum at the University of Cambridge along with being an exchange student at Lanzhou University. Previously, she had worked at the international departments of Narxoz and AlmaU universities on the implementation of the internationalization strategy of th

Staff's Publications


October 13, 2022

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Samarkand Summit in 2022: Key Takeaways

On September 15–16, 2022, the attention of politicians and the media was riveted at the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Samarkand. During the times when serious political and economic transformations are happening across the Eurasian continent, the first in-person gathering of the heads of states after […]
September 30, 2022

2022 SCO Summit in Samarkand: Key Takeaways

On September 15–16, 2022, the attention of politicians and the media was riveted at the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Samarkand. During the times when serious political and economic transformations are happening across the Eurasian continent, the first in-person gathering of the heads of states after […]
July 12, 2022

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 […]
June 3, 2022

Implications of COVID-19 for India’s School Education

Since the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools in the world were forced to shift their activities into an online mode in order to continue learning during school closures. While in some countries shift to online learning revealed a potential for innovation in school education, in other countries, it […]
May 12, 2022

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 […]
April 28, 2022

Discussion of India’s Cyber Security Development Trends

With the growing penetration of digital technologies, cyber security has become an essential part of national security. In order to prevent cyber threats, governments are advancing national cybersecurity strategies and developing new legal mechanisms. India, being among the largest digital economies in the world, is also working on strengthening its […]
March 14, 2022

China’s and India’a Summits with Central Asia: Latest Developments

On January 25, 2022, China hosted a virtual summit to commemorate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties with the Central Asian states. Two days later, on January 27th, India also gathered all central Asian leaders to celebrate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations. Heads of states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, […]
March 1, 2022

Revival of the Collective Security Treaty Organization

The January 2022 events in Kazakhstan boosted the popularity of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), which for the first time in its history entered its peacekeeping mission into effect. Against the backdrop of the newfound significance, the paper scrutinizes the institutional build-up of the CSTO. In May 1992, the […]
February 2, 2022

Post-Pandemic India-Central Asia Dialogue

On December 19, 2021, the first time after the COVID-19 breakout, Ministers of Foreign Affairs of India and Central Asian states met in New Delhi for the third meeting of the India-Central Asia Dialogue. The dialogue meeting was chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of India, Dr S. Jaishankar. […]
December 10, 2021

China’s New Cybersecurity Regulations and its Potential Effects

Being the largest digital market in the world in terms of digital payments, mobile services with the largest number of internet users, China has been working on reinforcing its cybersecurity. In line with President Xi Jinping’s vision of data-driven governance that recognizes in 2020 the data as the fifth “factor […]