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The rise of illiberal civil society in the former Soviet Union?
This publication examines the growing influence of illiberal, anti-Western and socially conservative civil society groups, popular movements and political forces in five post-Soviet states: Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Moldova.
July 18, 2018 The Foreign Policy Center
Adam Hug

China’s March West. Emergence in Central Asia and Afghanistan
China’s western neighbourhood is undergoing a power shift in favour of Beijing. China is successfully pushing ahead with the establishment of economic dependencies and no longer relies exclusively on the Russian Federation to ensure regional security. European decision-makers are now facing the question how they should respond to this development in the triangular relationship with China and Russia.
Security Policy Working Paper, No. 13/2018 Federal Academy for Security Policy
Thomas Eder

Uzbekistan’s Newfound Foreign Policy and its Implications for U.S.-Uzbekistan Relations
A discussion of the outcomes of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s visit to the United States and Uzbekistan’s future role in the administration’s Central Asia and South Asia strategy hosted by George Washington University’s Central Asia Program.
May 23, 2018 Central Asia Program

China’s Belt and Road Gets a Central Asian Boost
Uzbekistan’s transformation will fast-track the new Silk Road.
May 3, 2018 The Diplomat
Indra Overland and Roman Vakulchuk

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Uzbekistan opening? Warming to democratic reform and neighbours

EUCAM together with the European Neighbourhood Council and the Open Society European Policy Institute held a roundtable on Uzbekistan’s democratic reform prospects. Keynote speaker...