2022: A Raucous 12 months For Central Asia


The Central Asian states have by no means skilled something just like the yr 2022. There have been protests that turned lethal in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan; combating between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan that left greater than 100 folks useless; political and financial fallout from Russia’s warfare on Ukraine that affected all 5 Central Asian international locations; presidential elections in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan; and rather more. Becoming a member of host Bruce Pannier to look again at a yr that in some ways reshaped and redirected the course of Central Asia are Luca Anceschi, professor of Central Asian research at Glasgow College; Catherine Putz, managing editor at The Diplomat journal; and Temur Umarov, a fellow at Carnegie Endowment for Worldwide Peace and on the OSCE Academy.

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