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FPC Briefing: Assessing Russia's role in Central Asia

By Craig Oliphant.

FPC Senior Research Associate Craig Oliphant assesses the key strategic policies, challenges and opportunities for Russia in relation to Central Asia. It explores the development of Russian led regional institutions and Russia's continuing role as the leading security actor in the region, while assessing the impact of China's increasing economic engagement in Central Asia.

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