Integration of Foreign Actors in the Central Asian Region: Influence on the National Security of Russia

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After the collapse of the USSR, permanent domestic political turbulence gave rise to political autocracy and political struggle with its characteristic technologies for influencing internal state processes. At the same time, the Central Asian states began to actively engage in global processes. At the same time, various countries of the East and West began to show interest in expanding their economic and geopolitical presence in the Central Asian region. At the same time, the ideological influence on the countries of Central Asia intensified. Various external forces, pursuing specific goals, seek to exert their influence on the internal processes of sovereign states, often contrary to the interests of the peoples of the Central Asian region. In this article, the author analyzes the influence of external actors on the internal processes of Central Asian states from the point of view of ensuring the national security of Russia.

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Nuradin U. Khanaliyev

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

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ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3876-1548

PhD in Political Sciences, First Secretary of the Department for New Challenges and Threats

Smolenskaya-Sennaya Sq., 30/2, Moscow, Russian Federation, 119002


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