Today an amnesty begins for Russian citizens to declare their foreign assets without penalty – but will enough people trust that the state won’t use this information against them?
Nazarbayev wants Russia and Ukraine to end their war. But beyond peace, the real goal is to reduce Moscow’s pressure on the Eurasion Economic Union to conform to a single currency, analysts say.
How can you tell when two dictators like each other? They give each other medals. Lots of medals. The budding friendship between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan has not trickled down to citizens, however.
On 16 June, President Vladimir Putin announced at an arms show that Russia would expand its nuclear arsenal by forty new Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles. While the conflict rages in Ukraine, some wonder if this is an expansion of the conflict. Is this simply a modernization of the force or is it a hostile act?
Despite a harrowing and disastrous past experience, Kazakhstan is increasingly positioning itself to become a leading supplier of uranium and nuclear fuel rods for civilian power generation across the world.