Central Asia at 30 Years of Independence
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This event will be co-sponsored with the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs.
In August and September of 1991, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan declared independence. After the signing of the Belavezha Accords dissolving the Soviet Union that December, Kazakhstan then followed in declaring independence.
On November 9th, we will examine the evolution of the social, political, and security situation in Central Asia during its 30 years of independence and what the future might hold for the region.
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Amb. (ret.) George Krol
President, Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs; Research Assistant Professor, The Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University (Washington, D.C. Teaching Site)
The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the surrounding region though research and exchange. Read more
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