Sunday, November 29, 2015


Turkish-Russian Tensions Put Central Asia In A Tough Spot

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev (right) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan review a guard of honor during during the latter's visit to Astana earlier this year. Ankara has cultivated close relationships with the Turkic peoples of Central Asia since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

November 25, 2015
​Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane on November 24 has put the Central Asian states with Turkic peoples in an extremely awkward position. More