This Yearbook presents the ten most recent works, written between 2018-2020, on a wide range of regional issues of current importance. Thematically, the Yearbook is divided into three sections. The first section contains articles analyzing contemporary security issues in the region that arise as a result of both internal and external factors. In the second section we draw your attention to a number of recent developments in the political arena of the region, in particular concerning groups remaining outside the decision-making process. In the last section of our collection, the authors discuss a number of cross-regional topics, ranging from international assistance to energy policy, in the light of the new cooperation between the European Union and the Central Asian states.
Launched in 2018 Academy Yearbook for Policy Analysis includes selected works of researchers from the region and beyond, written over the past few years, and specifically edited and translated into Russian for this new collection. This first volume consists of three sections, combining articles on thematic areas. In the first section, the authors analyze the socio-economic challenges of different levels facing the countries of Central Asia. The second section is devoted to a comprehensive review of the dialogue between the citizen and the state. Articles from the third, final, part of the collection examine the current issues of security and international cooperation.