Kazakhstan: As Faultlines Exposed, Uranium Production Proceeds

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Kazakhstan continues to reel from the biggest crisis in its 30-year history. While violence has now subsided, questions remain about the medium- and long-term stability of the Central Asian country, which is the world's largest uranium producer. State-owned Kazatomprom emphasized this week that any impact from the crisis on its operations has been "minor," but foreign investors and the uranium industry will continue to watch whether a power struggle might again erupt in the weeks and months ahead.

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