Between Russia and China: Anja Mihr on Central Asia

Anja Mihr

Anja Mihr is an associate professor of Political Science at the OSCE Academy at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and the founder and program director of the Center on Governance through Human Rights at the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform (gGmbH) in Berlin. Recently, she edited the volume Between Peace and Conflict in the East and the West Studies on Transformation and Development in the OSCE Region.

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Russia… will lose ground here in the region over the next decade and China will fill it, because the Europeans are not doing it. The United States is not doing it. Iran is not doing it and Turkey cannot do it either.

Anja Mihr

Key Highlights

  • How do Central Asian countries feel about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine?
  • Differences and similarities between Central Asian nations
  • Why has China become so influential in the region?
  • Sadyr Japarov and his rise to power
  • What is Glocalism?

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