Despite Russian setbacks, an end to the war in Ukraine is not yet in sight

For the past two months, Russia has systematically targeted Ukrainian infrastructure. Apart from destruction, this campaign has achieved virtually nothing positive for Russia.

The OSCE and Central Asia: Options for engagement

Three trends, accelerated by the Russian war in Ukraine, characterise the changing geopolitical dynamics in Central Asia: Russia’s declining influence in the region, China’s reluctance to step decisively into this void, and the slowly but unevenly increasing ability of the Central Asian countries to provide an alternative framework for managing regional stability.