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Pandemic May Expose Social Protest in Central Asia
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Moscow | 2020 | html
Alexey Malashenko
Corporate author: 
Russian International Affairs Council
Asia and the Pacific
Europe and North America
© RIAC 2020

The coronavirus has become a serious test of the strength of the political systems of Central Asian countries. Despite the severe socio-economic impact of the pandemic, stability has been ensured. But in the long run, quarantines and tight restrictions will remind of themselves and expose old problems. Among the most acute are unemployment and the threat of violent extremism. Moreover, both problems are related.


Resource Type: 
Human rights / Human dignity
Peace / Culture of peace
Preventing violent extremism
Level of education: 
Lifelong learning
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
Non-formal education


Peace; Culture of peace; Violence; Social justice