January 17, 2021

An Overview of Agricultural Development of Russia

Agriculture remains one of the most important sectors in Russia’s economy and the country’s authorities perceive it as one of potential economic growth drivers. The sector experienced significant decline during the 1990s, but started to recover in the 2000s. During the last decade, the country’s agriculture demonstrated steady growth.  After […]
January 10, 2021

An Analysis of Economic Cooperation between Russia and Tajikistan

Economic cooperation with Russia remains important for Central Asia despite claims about its diminishing role in the region. Trade and in-vestment partnership with Russia significantly contribute to the region’s economic performance. A country-by-country analysis shows that Russia’s bilateral economic relations with Kazakhstan are historically strong. It plays an important role […]
December 10, 2020

Analysis of Bilateral Trade between Russia and Uzbekistan

Trade is an important factor that links countries and industries. Moreover, it stimulates economic growth, reduces poverty and drives globalization. Trade ties play an important role for forming regional trade agreements. Many countries develop special trade stimulating programs. In Central Asia, countries pay special attention to the development of export-oriented […]
December 7, 2020

The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Russian Economy

The COVID-19 pandemic with various restrictions implemented on a global level and additional measures taken at the national level have distorted the economic growth forecasts of almost all countries. According to the estimates of the International Monetary Fund, the total loss in the world economy for 2020-2021 will reach approximately […]
November 9, 2020

How Russia is Important for Kyrgyzstan?

Kyrgyzstan is currently experiencing deep political and economic crises. The list of negative factors, in particular the pandemic-induced lockdowns, sharp decline in migrant remittances, and reduction in external demand for its basic exports significantly contributed to the economic decline. The country’s tourism sector, one of the main contributors to its […]
October 25, 2020

Supporting Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises during the Pandemic: Case of Russia

More than half a year have passed since the authorities began to be concerned about the respiratory infectious disease known at present as the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) that was first officially registered in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019. The pandemic has already spread around the world and the […]
August 1, 2020

Asya Avrupa No: 54

Değerli Asya Avrupa okuyucuları, Hoca Ahmet Yesevi Üniversitesi’ne bağlı Avrasya Araştırma Enstitüsü olarak her ay yayınladığımız ve dört dilde (Türkçe, Kazakça, İngilizce, Rusça) içerik barındıran haber analiz dergimiz Asya Avrupa 54. Sayısına erişmiş bulunuyor. Her zamanki gibi bu sayımızda da, Enstitü uzmanlarımız, Avrasya gündemini yakından ilgilendiren pek çok konuyu dikkatinize […]
January 17, 2020

Russia’s Pivot to Africa

In October 2019, the first Russia-Africa summit was held in the Russian resort city of Sochi, chaired by the presidents of Russia and Egypt, Vladimir Putin and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the latter in his capacity of the current chair of the African Union. In total, 43 heads of state and […]
April 25, 2019

Russia’s Demographics in 2018

The Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) of the Russian Federation reported that the number of the country’s residents as of January 1, 2019 equaled 144.439 million people, which is 88,000 people less than a year ago. Thus, over the course of 2018, the population of Russia decreased for the first […]
April 16, 2019

Will Russia and Japan Reach Consensus on Kuril Islands?

The period under Shinzo Abe’s leadership in Japan can already be described as historical for both internal and external policies of the country. He returned to power for the second time, an extremely rare situation for the Japanese political culture in the absence of a serious political crisis, thus he […]