02:11 – Zhovtis: Kazakhstan is balancing between Russia, China, and the West
05:55 – Khassenov: Tokayev’s “demarche” was staged to avoid Western sanctions
10:50 – Poita: Kazakhstan is totally dependent on Russia
While brutal Russian aggression killed thousands of Ukrainians, Kazakhstan tries to remain neutral and balance between Russia and the West.
While Kazakhstan is not subject to secondary sanctions, the country is being used by Russian businesses to fill the budget which means more resources for the war in Ukraine.
Is Kazakhstan our friend or foe? Watch Ukraine in Flames #107 to learn this and much more.
Evgeniy Zhovtis, Kazakhstan human rights activist, director of the Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law
Daniyar Khassenov, Kazakhstan human rights activist
Yurii Poita, Head of the Asian section at the New Geopolitics Research Network
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