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Kazakhstan has taken a very different trajectory to most other former Soviet Republics. Rather than aligning with Western countries and closing opportunities for trade and cooperation with Russia, it has taken an open approach to cooperation with Russia, China, Middle-Eastern countries and the US/EU. This ‘multi-vector’ approach has afforded Kazakhstan strong economic growth while maintaining harmonious relations between the ethnic Kazakhs and Russians. Can the approach of the world’s largest landlocked state serve as a model for other countries caught between ‘East’ and ‘West’ in …read more
Source:: The Astana Times