Центральная Азия

15 February 2017
Presidential elections took place in Turkmenistan. The victory of the incumbent president as the main favorite of the election campaign was a foregone conclusion, and therefore the election itself could not be called a strength test of the political regime.
15 February 2017
On Sunday, February 12, regular presidential elections were held in Turkmenistan. According to the voting results, the incumbent president Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov won a clear-cut victory, with the support of more than 97 percent of the voters and was re-elected, according to the new amendments to the constitution, for the next 7 years.
29 September 2015
IWEP published the book "Xinjiang: the Big Issue for China and Kazakhstan" (Sintzyan: bolshoi vopros dlya Kitaya I Kazakhstana) by Konstantin Syroezhkin, p.336 (in Russian). The book explores how the Chinese north-western region Xinjiang affect China and Kazakhstan. The study answers the following questions: What is the policy of the CCP to modernize Xinjiang and how does it impact neighboring Kazakhstan? What are the roots of ethnic separatism in Xinjiang? How to solve this painful issue for China and how does it affect the regional security? Who are the Kazakhs of Xinjiang? What is the concept of the "Silk Road Economic Belt" and how its implementation will affect Xinjiang and Kazakhstan? The chapters of the book...