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Kazakhstan has emerged as one of the leading countries in Central Asia. It has developed and maintained delicate but workable partnerships with Russia, China and the West while developing relations with international actors such as Iran, Turkey, India, Japan and South Korea. All this is now in the balance as Kazakhstan waits to see how it might be affected by Russi...
Russia is desperate to maintain dominance over its supply of gas to Europe. This special report examines Moscow’s divide-and-conquer strategy with which it aims to ensure control over gas supply to Europe by undermining projects outside its control while cutting deals which offer preferential treatment should Europe sign up to projects of its own making.
Professor Stefan Hedlund