Russia, China and countries of Central Asia: interaction in security sphere (1990s – early XXI st century)

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The article is devoted to the interaction of Russia, China and the states of Central Asia in the field of national and regional security after the USSR disintegration up to nowadays. The author analyses the changes in Central Asia after the USSR disintegration and the problems, which the newly independent former Soviet republics faced. The article considers the new role of Central Asia countries in geostrategy of Eurasia, the interests of Russia, China and the USA in the region, the role of the SCO in providing security and cooperation.

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T I Ponka

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Departmant of Theory and History of International Relations


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