Aruuke Uran Kyzy

Aruuke Uran Kyzy currently works at TRT World Research Centre as an Assistant Researcher. She worked at the British Muslim Heritage Center, non-political organization as event assistant in Manchester, UK. Aruuke is passionate about social projects; she previously worked as the Education Coordinator at the Sefire-i Alem International Student Association. She has a BA in International Relations and BA in English Language and Literature from Istanbul University. Her current areas of focus are Russian foreign policy, modern cultural colonization, Turkish-Iranian-Russian relations and political aspects of Russian colonialism in Central Asia and Caucasus.
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A Privileged Relationship: Russia and India’s Rekindled Strategic Partnership

This discussion paper examines Russia-India relations and argues that their strategic partnership will continue to hold both multilateral and regional importance for both countries.With...

The Navalny Case: The Anatomy of a Political Movement

This info pack aims to present the primary development stages of Alexey Navalny’s social movement at the federal and regional levels.On February 3, 2020,...

Protests uploaded: Social media and Russia’s protests

The use of social media galvanised protesters in Russia like never before, and the state proved ill-equipped to deal with a fast-mobilising public.In the...

Russia’s Last Frontier: Geopolitics and the Competition in the Arctic

This info-pack will illustrate the significance of the Arctic Circle for Russia’s national strategy, international competition, and the region’s importance for each country’s economy.Due...

From Prison to Presidency: Sadyr Japarov’s Victory

Sadyr Japarov soared past 16 other candidates with 79 percent of the vote in Kyrgyzstan's presidential election.In Kyrgyzstan, where the cold winter has ushered...

Protestors Seize Kyrgyz White House, Frustrations on Display

The Kyrgyz nation is experiencing a “deja-vu” revolution. Angry crowds overthrew governments in 2005 and 2010, and it seems history may be repeating itself...

Russian Interference in the US Presidential Elections: The Sequel

The purpose of this info pack is to compile existing research on official Russian statements and aggregate relevant data on the Russian interference to...

Pandemic in the ‘Stans’: How is Central Asia Managing Covid-19?

This discussion paper suggests that in order to understand the long-term implication of the pandemic in Central Asia, it is imperative to look at...

COVID-19 in Kyrgyzstan: National Unity and Frustration

Amid the pandemic, Kyrgyz are finding grassroots unity but also sharing widespread frustration with the government.Recorded cases of COVID-19 have ballooned in Kyrgyzstan since...

Srebrenica: An Account of the Bosnian Genocide

This info pack aims to compile existing research on Srebrenica and aggregate relevant data on the casualties of the 1992-95 war in Bosnia and...

The Rising Influence of the Russian Orthodox Church in Russian Politics

This discussion paper suggests that in order to understand the drivers of Russian behaviour in the global arena, it is imperative to look at...

Rising Anti-Chinese Sentiment in Central Asia: A Harbinger of Regional Unrest?

This paper suggests that understanding China’s broad strategy, the reasons for rising Sinophobia, and Beijing’s capabilities, are of critical importance for projecting the geopolitical...

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