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About Elmira Satybaldieva

Elmira Satybaldieva is a research fellow at the Conflict Analysis Research Centre, University of Kent.

Articles by Elmira Satybaldieva

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Global capitalism in Central Asia and competing economic imaginaries

For the US, Russia and China, Central Asia is a space of competing economic influences.

Elections in Kyrgyzstan and the threat of inter-ethnic violence

Tensions in Kyrgyzstan are often reduced to a division between the north and south of the country, and it is widely feared that the upcoming presidential elections will trigger violent conflict. But are the causes of disagreement so simple, asks Elmira Satybaldieva, and is it necessarily true that violence will follow?

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