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OSW Report | | Konrad Popławski, Sandra Baniak, Adam Michalski, Marcin Popławski
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which has now been ongoing for almost two years, is not only leading to significant political re-evaluations, but is also bringing with it significant transformations in Eurasian transport routes. One of the…
Analyses | | Marcin Popławski
On 8 November the head of the state-owned Turkmengaz Maksat Babayev and Iraq’s energy minister Ziad Ali Fadel signed a protocol on the basic commercial terms for a bilateral sale & purchase agreement concerning natural gas. According…
Analyses | | Marcin Popławski
On 1–2 November, the French president Emmanuel Macron, accompanied by dozens of representatives of Frances’s biggest businesses, paid official visits to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, during which declarations were signed on expanding…
Analyses | | Marcin Popławski, Filip Rudnik
Since Gazprom lost a significant part of its European market, the Russian company has been looking for opportunities to export natural gas to new destinations, including Central Asia. Since the autumn of 2022, Russia has stepped up its…
Analyses | | Lidia Gibadło, Marcin Popławski
The first leaders’ summit in the Central Asia-Federal Republic of Germany (C5+RFN) format took place in Berlin on 29 September. The five leaders of the region met with Chancellor Olaf Scholz and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, both as a…
Analyses | | Marcin Popławski
On 12 August, Turkmenistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a statement on their country’s gas cooperation between the Russian Federation, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. In this document, the vice-president of the state-owned oil and…
OSW Commentary | | Marcin Popławski
Together with a domestic crisis at the beginning of 2022, followed by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Kazakhstan entered a period of fundamental challenges and re-evaluations. It took President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev 14 months to stabilise…
Analyses | | Marcin Popławski
On 9 July, the incumbent Shavkat Mirziyoyev won the early presidential election in Uzbekistan. According to the official results, he received 87% of the vote. He defeated three other candidates, none of whom were widely known to the public…
Analyses | | Michał Bogusz, Marcin Popławski
On 17–19 May, the city of Xi’an in China hosted the second summit of the leaders of five Central Asian countries, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan, and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) (the first of…
Analyses | | Marcin Popławski
On 27 March, the Central Election Committee issued the official results of the elections