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Articles with tag "Kazakhstan"
sphere of influence
Kazakh President Warns Against Further Integration of Russia-Led Economic Bloc
Addressing Putin, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev appeared to criticize Belarus' loss of sovereignty.
Kazakhstan to Strengthen Screening of Re-Exports to Russia
Kazakh firms have been helping meet Russian demand for high-tech consumer goods and other items that have become hard to obtain due to Western sanctions...
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Former Presidential Guard Jailed for 6 Years for Deserting Russian Army
A military court in the Siberian city of Barnaul found former presidential guard Mikhail Zhilin guilty of desertion and illegal border crossing.
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Sanctioned Russian Buys Into Kazakh Airport in Border Region
The firm hopes to create a regional aviation hub just over the Kazakh border.
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risk of seizure
Aeroflot Poised to Return to Kazakhstan Despite Legal Risks
Russia’s largest airline, Aeroflot, is poised to resume regular scheduled flights to Kazakhstan, despite a substantial chunk of its fleet being at...
supply and demand
Russian McDonald's Spinoff Sets Sights on Kazakhstan Market
The owner of the rebranded Russian McDonald’s is seeking to expand into Kazakhstan, the state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported Monday. The U...
fleeing the draft
Kazakhstan Reportedly Returns Former Presidential Guard to Russia
Kazakhstan has deported a Russian citizen who fled Russia’s mobilization drive this fall in the first known case of Astana returning a draft dodger...
Kazakh News Outlet Rejects Russian Demand to Delete War Coverage
An independent Kazakh media outlet said it has refused to follow a demand by Russian authorities to take down its reporting on the war in Ukraine. Russia&rsquo...
Putin Looks to Shore Up Russia’s Regional Influence on Kyrgyzstan Visit
Russian President Vladimir Putin will attempt to shore up Russia’s regional authority on a visit Friday to the Central Asian state of Kyrgyzstan...
Putin and Kazakhstan's Tokayev Reaffirm Ties After Ukraine Tensions
Kazakhstan's president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on Monday, with the allies reaffirming historic ties...
Putin Congratulates Tokayev on 'Convincing Mandate' in Kazakh Poll
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday congratulated Kazakhstan's incumbent president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, on his landslide victory in a snap presidential...
Kazakhstan Says Foiled Coup Attempt Ahead of Early Vote
Kazakhstan said Thursday it had prevented a coup attempt by supporters of an exiled opposition figure as it arrested seven people ahead of a presidential...
EU Chief Courts Moscow's Central Asia Allies
EU chief Charles Michel called on Thursday for closer ties with Central Asia on his first official visit to Kazakhstan, the main economic powerhouse in...
Ukraine Recalls Ambassador to Kazakhstan After Row With Moscow
Ukraine has removed its ambassador to Kazakhstan in Central Asia, according to a decree published on the presidential website, after remarks he made about...
Kazakhstan to Ensure Safety of Russians Fleeing Draft – President
Kazakhstan will ensure the care and safety of Russians fleeing a "hopeless situation," the president of the Central Asian country said on Tuesday, as Russian...
Central Asia Drifts Out of Russia’s Orbit as Ukraine War Rages
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Russia is losing influence over former Soviet nations in Central Asia as the war in Ukraine increasingly strains Moscow&rsquo...
Kazakhstan Boosts Defense Spending Amid Ukraine Invasion – WSJ
Moscow’s war against Ukraine has complicated ties between Russia and its southerly neighbor and ally.
Kazakhstan Seeks to Attract Foreign Brands Exiting Russia
Kazakh President Tokayev called on creating “favorable conditions” for the businesses that left Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
back in business
Russian Court Overturns Ban on Kazakh Oil Exports
The ban added to tensions between Russia and Kazakhstan that have arisen in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
Ukraine War Strains Ties Between Kazakhstan and Russia
Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and Russian perceptions that the Kremlin secured the Kazakh regime during this year's political crisis have led to tensions...
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