A virtual event hosted by the Central Asia Program at George Washington University on April 20, 2022.
How are Central Asian countries impacted by the war in Ukraine? What is the future of the Eurasian Economic Union? How can Central Asian countries avoid being the collateral victims of the Western sanctions against Russia? After the January riots in Kazakhstan, what is the room of maneuver for President Tokayev’s “new course”?
Mariya Y. Omelicheva, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of KansasProfessor of Strategy, National War College, National Defense University
Roger Kangas, Adjunct Professor – Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES)
Irfan Shahzad Takalvi, Founding President of Eurasian Century Institute (ECI), Islamabad, Pakistan
Greg Mitchell, Co-Chairmen, International Religious Freedom
Sergei Gretsky, Academic Director, Foreign Academy, Georgetown University
Moderator: Marlene Laruelle, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies; Director of the Central Asia Program; Director of the Illiberalism Studies Program; Co-Director of PONARS Eurasia; and Research Professor of International Affairs at The George Washington University.