KAZAKHSTAN WILL PUT SEVERAL BUSINESSES UNDER RUSSIAN CONTROL.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 83
Almaty has proposed that Moscow take over several dozen businesseson Kazakh territory and subsequently buy them, Moscow radio reportedAugust 27. Most of the businesses are in the petrochemical sector,a part of the Kazakh economy that Russian firms have long beeninterested in. Russian control of these firms would severely limitKazakhstan’s ability to maintain its economic independence.
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