Caucasus and Central Asia

It is a very diverse area which has long been a source of instability. The security dynamics of these two regions are influenced by a number of unresolved conflicts and Islamic fundamentalism. Some countries in these regions have rich natural resources, while others remain very poor. Both of these regions are still under the influence of Russian political and security interests. However, we can also see the growing political and economic roles of China and Turkey in regard to them.

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