Karim Masimov

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Kazakh president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev speaking during a plenary session of the Mazhilis, the lower house of parliament, in Kazakhstan’s capital, Nur-Sultan, on Tuesday. Photograph: EPA

Russian-led peacekeepers will start leaving Kazakhstan this week and its new government will pursue reforms to reduce the poverty and corruption that(...)

Russian military vehicles move along an airfield in Almaty, Kazakhstan. About 2,500 mostly Russian troops have been sent to Kazakhstan as peacekeepers. Photograph: Russian defence ministry/AFP via Getty Images

Kazakhstan’s authorities said on Sunday the situation was stabilising after the worst political unrest in 30 years of independence, and that troops fr(...)