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November 1, 2022

The Sixth CICA Summit: Asian Vision of the Global Development

The political situation in the Eurasian countries is one of the frequently discussed issues given the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which led to unprecedented sanctions from the Western countries on Russia. This invasion brought food security risks, especially in low-income countries, an energy crisis in Europe, disruption of supply chains, […]
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 […]
October 5, 2022

New Trends in Global Cryptocurrency Adaptation: Current Developments in Kazakhstan

The visibility of crypto assets in our daily lives is increasing day by day, so the familiarity with cryptocurrencies and decentralized financial platforms is also rising. The aforementioned visibility is also increasing thanks to the news circulating in media about the significant gains or large losses occurred due to crypto […]
July 25, 2022

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 […]
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 29, 2022

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 […]
June 11, 2022

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 […]
June 8, 2022

The Importance of Journalism in the Sociocultural Context

The cornerstones of any successful society are the media and the press. They are the “Fourth Estate of the realm” – a crucial supporting pillar of statehood to legislature, judiciary and executive to impose and ensure people’s control over other institutions. Independent press has the potential to expose both deliberate […]
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 30, 2022

The Roots of the Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in August 2021, Afghanistan has been plunged into the worst humanitarian crisis it has ever suffered in the 21st century. According to a recent statement by Dr. Ramiz Alakbarov, UN Deputy Special Representative for the Secretary-General and Resident Coordinator, the number of people […]