Geopolitical Bullets

There Are 'Colors' in Kazakhstan Chaos

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  • Western powers and Russia started high-profile talks this week, with a focus on Ukraine, Nato and European security.

  • But with another former Soviet state, Kazakhstan, tipping into chaos just ahead of the talks, how does this fit into the broader power struggle between the US and Russia?

Mainstream View: The uprising in Kazakhstan is another example of a former Soviet state that has been undermined by decades of corruption and mismanagement. The people, angry about rising fuel prices and lack of reform, have demanded change.

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