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Ascension Cathedral, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Ascension Cathedral, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Central Asia has risen to prominence in recent years through its vital role in the United States’ war on terror, important geostrategic location in Asia, and vast deposits of energy resources. With neighbouring powers Russia and China and external powers such as the US competing to secure national interests, Central Asian republics find themselves increasingly able to influence the regional balance of power.

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