Articles

Trending Posts

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit

The Kazakh Intelligentsia’s Role in Shaping National Identity

Kazakhstan’s significant history of Russian colonisation almost led to the destruction of the country’s national…

ByByAna RossJun 14, 20247 min read

Central Asia’s Geopolitical Crossroads: The Dynamics of ‘Coopetition’ between Russia and China

In the contemporary geopolitical landscape, there is a unique phenomenon whereby certain regions become arenas…

ByByIslam SupyaldiyarovMar 11, 202415 min read

Turksib: Awakening Central Asia

In 1928, Joseph Stalin initiated the First Five-Year Plan to collectivize agriculture and rapidly industrialize…

ByByAnnabel HouFeb 26, 20249 min read

How Kyrgyzstan’s new flag design serves as a litmus test for the health of its democracy.

On December 25th, 1991, Kyrgyzstan gained full independence, only a day before the wider Soviet…

ByByTom FortFeb 25, 20247 min read

Cross-Border Connections: Nuclear Agency in late Soviet Kazakhstan 

The popular campaign to stop nuclear testing is integral to the story of Kazakhstan’s transition…

ByByRebecca HawkinsFeb 4, 202412 min read

Unity and Division: Linguistic and Cultural Borders in Bukhara 

Last June, I was fortunate enough to spend time in Bukhara, a jewel in the…

ByBySam ColvineFeb 4, 20249 min read

Growing Activity of Russia and the EU in Kazakhstan Could Lead to Economic Conflict by 2030 

Russia and the European Union are ready to enter a race for influence in Kazakhstan…

ByByEldaniz GusseinovFeb 4, 20247 min read

What role can Britain play in Central Asia?

On a sunny, warm afternoon in May 2023 I was invited to a garden party…

ByByPeter MolloyFeb 4, 20247 min read

A New Era of Accessibility: How the Internet is Helping Disabled Kyrgyz Citizens Bridge Barriers, and their Ideas Cross Borders

Figure 1: An example of “wheelchair accessible” stairs at Bishkek’s railway station. Solutions like these…

ByByGunner BauerFeb 4, 202411 min read
Image

Latest Stories

Don’t miss our hot and upcoming stories

The Kazakh Intelligentsia’s Role in Shaping National Identity

Kazakhstan’s significant history of Russian colonisation almost led to the destruction of the country’s national…

ByByAna RossJun 14, 20247 min read

Central Asia’s Geopolitical Crossroads: The Dynamics of ‘Coopetition’ between Russia and China

In the contemporary geopolitical landscape, there is a unique phenomenon whereby certain regions become arenas…

ByByIslam SupyaldiyarovMar 11, 202415 min read

Turksib: Awakening Central Asia

In 1928, Joseph Stalin initiated the First Five-Year Plan to collectivize agriculture and rapidly industrialize…

ByByAnnabel HouFeb 26, 20249 min read

How Kyrgyzstan’s new flag design serves as a litmus test for the health of its democracy.

On December 25th, 1991, Kyrgyzstan gained full independence, only a day before the wider Soviet…

ByByTom FortFeb 25, 20247 min read
Image

Post Grid #2

The Kazakh Intelligentsia’s Role in Shaping National Identity
Central Asia’s Geopolitical Crossroads: The Dynamics of ‘Coopetition’ between Russia and China
Turksib: Awakening Central Asia
How Kyrgyzstan’s new flag design serves as a litmus test for the health of its democracy.
Cross-Border Connections: Nuclear Agency in late Soviet Kazakhstan 
Unity and Division: Linguistic and Cultural Borders in Bukhara 
Growing Activity of Russia and the EU in Kazakhstan Could Lead to Economic Conflict by 2030 
What role can Britain play in Central Asia?
A New Era of Accessibility: How the Internet is Helping Disabled Kyrgyz Citizens Bridge Barriers, and their Ideas Cross Borders