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At press conferences held during meetings with leaders of other states, President A. Atambaev, unlike his colleagues, speaks very little about the real content side of cooperation between the two countries, the goals and outcomes of meetings. He rarely brings up specific facts or substantiate his statements with numbers and documents. Instead, he limits himself to expressing his opinion, which is not always appropriate. The same pattern is observed during his press conferences and interviews with local journalists.


Each of the republics of the former Soviet Union is passing the stage of forming and gaining the true statehood in its own way. Any problem concerning religion or believers can cause serious disasters in society, provided that the state approaches them formally. And then some extremist forces will take advantage of this circumstance to push their own agenda.



It so happened that Russian President Vladimir Putin's working visit to Bishkek on February 28, 2017 coincided with some rather unfavorable internal political events, to put it mildly. These events have been quietly boiling in Kyrgyzstan for several months.



Today, more and more focal points of instability and armed conflicts emerge in different parts of the world. The struggle for access to natural resources is intensifying, while the geography of the activities of international terrorist organizations is expanding.



Like a blue streak, Turkmenistan is rolling into the open embrace of a political, economic and genetic collapse. It's hard to escape such a gloomy conclusion after getting acquainted with the report of the Carnegie Endowment, which was published recently under Paul Stronsky's authorship. The report of the American agency is based on a study, which was conducted with the support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Thus, it contains an external view on the country – on the part of both the American establishment and, partially, the European one.

  • Every creator of a constitution is secretly an Utopian.


  • Frank E. Manuel



The “illogical” presidential election results in the United States have brought the whole world into a mode of anxious waiting. The situation has become pretty uncomfortable for those who openly made fun of Donald Trump's personal, business, and other qualities when he was just a candidate for President of the United States. Some expect that qualitative changes will take place in the US foreign policy, especially in respect of those regions where a full-scale war is ongoing as of today.


After the collapse of the Soviet Union and the downfall of the communist ideology, Kyrgyzstan – just like the entire former Soviet Union – began to experience the natural process of returning to its historical and national roots, including its spiritual roots.


The information obtained through a poll on the objective sides of the population's religiosity demonstrates the multi-directional flow of religious processes, as well as the fact that such a difference in their vectors is largely due not to the internal logic of development of religious relations, but to the influence of foreign religious organizations, as well as the corrupt interference into the activities of religious associations on the part of the public authorities that are in charge of the religious sphere.


It is rather difficult to talk about the place and role of Turkmenistan in the global economic environment. The fact is, our country has to integrate on its own in the world where everyone defends their own interests and is not ready to sacrifice their personal gain. Moreover, the success of a neighbor – and even that of a partner – is perceived as annoying rather than gladdening, so one should be ready to get a stab in the back at any time. But let us consider the good things first.