November 23, 2020

How the Pandemic Changes City Life: Turkistan City Example?

The COVID-19 infection, which started to spread in many countries of the world in early 2020, caused the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the coronavirus as a global pandemic. The rapid spread of the pandemic around the world caused the closing of the borders between countries, the weakening of […]
November 5, 2020

Belarus and its Strategic Allies

The presidential election in Belarus caused countrywide mass protests due to claims of fraud. The excessive state response and repressions towards protesters drew criticism in the Western countries, mainly those that refused to recognize Alexander Lukashenko as president. The United States and the European Union (EU) called for economic sanctions. […]
October 25, 2020

Highlights of the Parliamentary Elections in Mongolia of 2020

On 24 June 2020 Mongolia held parliamentary elections, on which the ruling Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) was set to remain in power for another four-year term. The MPP, which is considered to be as a center-leftist party, won in a landslide securing 62 out of the 76 seats in the […]
October 25, 2020

Australia, India, and Indonesia: The Likelihood of a New “Union” in the Indo-Pacific Region

In recent years, uncertainty has grown in the Indo-Pacific region associated with the declining role of the United States and the growing ambitions of China. These circumstances demonstrate the limitations of the existing bilateral and multilateral security mechanisms, which have long been under the U.S. security “umbrella”. At the same […]
October 25, 2020

Malaysia: Political Turbulence and Uncertain Future

Since February 2020, a very complicated political crisis has been dragging on in Malaysia, the outcome of which is still not clear. The main reason for the conflict was a dispute over the transfer of power from former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to Anwar Ibrahim, who has been trying to […]
October 25, 2020

20 Years since the First Inter-Korean Summit

Korea is a region located in East Asia washed by the Japanese and Yellow seas. This region historically developed as a single state; however, since the middle of the 20th century, one nation of Korea has been divided into two countries with different political and economic systems – Democratic People’s […]
October 25, 2020

Astana Hub: Kazakhstan’s Silicon Valley

Society has drastically changed with the advent and evolution of technology. Colossal opportunities are provided by technology that plays a significant role in people’s everyday lives. Modern-day technology simplified the access to medicine, education, industry and transportation. At the present time people use technology in their life activities just as […]
October 25, 2020

The EAEU Development Strategy: Work in Progress

On May 19, 2020, a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council was held via videoconference. The focus of the discussions was on the development strategy of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) until 2025. The summit was held on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the union and against […]
October 24, 2020

Future of Integration in Post-COVID-19 World

The world, by all indications, is experiencing a moment that can be called a great crisis. We can assume that it will be a turning point in modern history. For several months since the advent of COVID-19, analysts have been discussing what the world will be like after the pandemic. […]
October 24, 2020

Pandemic and Politics: Strategies of the Central Asian States

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has already infected almost 3 million people all over the world with more than 200,000 fatal cases, as of the end of April 2020. Although, for a long time, Central Asia was among the few regions in the world without registered positive coronavirus cases, since mid-March […]