Elmira Joldybayeva
Elmira Joldybayeva
Elmira Joldybayeva is an associate professor in the Institute of Diplomacy at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Global ambitions aside, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation remains key to tackling regional unrest and economic uncertainty. Amid Russia’s struggles in Ukraine, China is likely to play a greater role in Central Asia, although Beijing’s influence will be limited by distrust among the populations of these countries.

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