Central Asian Republics


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Central Asian Republics,

the countries of KazakhstanKazakhstan
or Kazakstan
, officially Republic of Kazakhstan, republic (2005 est. pop. 15,186,000), c.1,050,000 sq mi (2,719,500 sq km), central Asia. It borders on Siberian Russia in the north, China in the east, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan in the south,
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, KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan
, officially Kyrgyz Republic, republic (2005 est. pop. 5,146,000), c.76,600 sq mi (198,400 sq km), central Asia. It borders on China in the southeast, on Kazakhstan in the north, on Uzbekistan in the west, and on Tajikistan in the southwest.
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, TajikistanTajikistan
, officially Republic of Tajikistan, republic (2005 est. pop. 7,164,000), 55,251 sq mi (143,100 sq km), central Asia. It borders on China in the east, Afghanistan in the south, Kyrgyzstan in the north, and Uzbekistan in the west and northwest.
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, TurkmenistanTurkmenistan
, republic (2005 est. pop. 4,952,000), 188,455 sq mi (488,100 sq km), central Asia. It borders on Afghanistan and Iran in the south, Uzbekistan in the east and northeast, Kazakhstan in the northwest, and the Caspian Sea in the west.
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, and UzbekistanUzbekistan
, Uzbek Ozbekiston, officially Republic of Uzbekistan, republic (2005 est. pop. 26,851,000), 173,552 sq mi (449,500 sq km), central Asia. The republic, which is the most populous country in Central Asia, borders on Afghanistan in the south, on Turkmenistan in
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. Constituent republics of the former Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsUnion of Soviet Socialist Republics
(USSR), Rus. Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik, former republic. It was established in 1922 and dissolved in 1991. The Soviet Union was the first state to be based on Marxist socialism (see also Marxism; communism).
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, they all achieved independence in late 1991.
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There is a dire need to advertise the utility of Gwadar Port for Central Asian Republics in media outlets of Central Asian Republics highlighting the benefits of trade and connectivity.
After independence Central Asian Republics revised its geographical, historical and cultural linkages and in collaboration with the West discovered the hitherto taped hydrocarbons resources thereby generating a multifarious geopolitical tussle among the big powers for influence in the region.
The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would connect the Central Asian Republics to the world with Pakistan becoming a center-point where most routes converge.
Since the disintegration of the USSR, Europeanness has started to decline in the Central Asian republics.
It was China's thirst for energy that first drove it to the Central Asian republics both through investment and also trade, where China quickly became the largest trading partner for all the Central Asian republics except Uzbekistan.
Like the four fellow Central Asian republics and other independent states of the former Soviet Union (FSU), Turkmenistan has become more suspicious about the regional intensions of Russia's "neo-Soviet" President Vladimir Putin than ever before.
policy in the aftermath of 9/11 and how the Bush administration was bent on promoting democratization, production and marketing of oil, as well as in restraining Russia's political, military and economic clout in the ex-Soviet Central Asian Republics.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari will arrive in Ashgabat Wednesday to attend, along with other leaders of the Central Asian Republics, the International Nowrouz Festival being hosted by Turkmenistan, a Pakistani diplomat said.
Addressing a press conference Wednesday, ADB country director for Pakistan Werner Liepach said that Gwadar Deep Sea Port could provide sea access, energy and transport corridors to Central Asian republics by linking them with Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Putin will host Wen in his native city of Saint Petersburg almost exactly a decade after both countries joined forces with the four ex-Soviet Central Asian republics to form the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Daily Times reports.
ANKARA, May 30, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkey is the leading country among Central Asian republics in bone marrow transplant and training of doctors.
The same is the case with the ex-Soviet state of Azerbaijan and the Central Asian republics which have gained their independence since then.

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