The legal status of Russian in the newly independent states of the central Asian region

Proceedings of the conference “Eurasia phenomenon: life space and identification strategies”

Considered are a range of issues connected with the official legal status of Russian in the independent states of Post­Soviet Central Asia: the language policy, the state the Russian­speaking people are in, the level of a viability of the Russian language, as well as the role Russia plays in the solution of these questions.