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Kazakhstan for the World Free of Nuclear Weapons

On August 29, 2016, the Republic of Kazakhstan would celebrate 25 years since the accession to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, which has defined the country`s anti-nuclear policy since getting its independence in 1991. The treaty acknowledges the right of every state to use and develop nuclear energy only for peaceful […]

Central Asian Countries’ Power Systems Are Now Isolated, But Not Everyone Is Happy!*

The Central Asian Power System (CAPS) was established in the 1960s and 1970s. The system consisted of mainly 30 percent hydro power plants (HPP) of Central Asian upstream and 70 percent thermal power plants (TPP) of downstream countries.[i] The Integrated Dispatch Center Energia, based in Tashkent, controlled the electric power supply […]

Asya Avrupa No: 3

Merhabalar, Asya Avrupa Dergisi’nin ilk iki sayısında Avrasya bölgesinde sosyal yapı, siyaset, ekonomi ve diğer alanlarda yaşanan gelişmelerle ilgili analizlerin ve değerlendirmelerin okuyucular tarafından büyük ilgi görmesinin bizi sevindirdiğini belirtmek isteriz. Dergimizin 3. sayısı da diğer sayılarımızda olduğu gibi 30’dan fazla haber yorumu içermektedir.   109 Views / Көрулер / […]

Сurrent Security Issues in the Caspian Sea Region

After years of pursuing the concept that the Caspian Sea is a sea of peace and friendship littoral states were confronted with a situation where the Caspian Navy Forces were formally involved in the hostilities outside the region. On October 7, 2015, for the first time in the history of […]


Theoretically, deposits are the best source of funding for the banks in terms of availability and cost. Due to the significant developments in financial markets in 1990’s and 2000’s, the share of deposits in banks’ funding slightly decreased. However, after 2008 global financial crisis, this type of funding regained its […]

The Angren-Pap Railway as an Important Link of the China Central Asia-Europe International Transit Corridor

Due to its geographical location the Republic of Uzbekistan is far away from seaports and international transit routes leading to them. Therefore, since getting its independence in 1991, the country has begun construction of new railways in order to create integral railway system. Over the years of independence, Uzbekistan implemented […]

Recent Developments in the Railway Network of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan, a country in the heart of Eurasia, has a potential to become a key country to connect transcontinental routes between Europe and Asia. Despite the financial crisis in China the total amount of its trade with the European Union (EU) increased by 11.5% from €466.8 billion in 2014 to €520.6 billion in 2015. It is expected that China’s […]

Overview of Prospects for the Central Asia–Afghanistan Energy Cooperation*

Afghanistan is one of those cases where security, energy and economic development are so closely inter-related. Without any single link of the chain ensuring political stability, economic prosperity and social security in the country would be highly problematic. At the moment, due to limited energy production capacity the country is […]

China’s the Belt and Road Risk Assessment Issue

In recent years China has begun to seeking for a greater role for itself in the international order. Beijing’s intention to strengthen its global position caused launching a number of multilateral initiatives, namely, the Belt and Road Initiative, which includes the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk […]

Public Perception of the “One Belt One Road” Initiative in Kazakhstan*

There is no doubt that in this century public opinion, empowered by the mass media, sometimes can constrain certain political and economic actions. It is the case both within and among the countries across the world. The New Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road — now […]