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What will Russia gain from intervening in Kazakhstan? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera, 09 Jan 2022
Kazakhstan's cities appear to be calm for now, after days of violent protests triggered by high fuel prices.
The issue ignited people's long-standing grievances against the government in the former Soviet state.
The government called the protesters 'terrorists', and asked a Russian-led military alliance to help stop the unrest.
So what will Moscow gain from this intervention?
And what happens now to the Kazakh people's calls for political change?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom


Cholpon Orozobekova, Bulan Institute for Peace Innovations.

Maxim Suchkov, Russian International Affairs Council.

Theresa Fallon, Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies.

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