What's fuelling the protests in Kazakhstan?

Protests and riots have spread across Kazakhstan where the government has responded with deadly force. Russian troops that had entered the country to support the government have started to leave, but how has the country's leadership since independence in 1990 led to the violent crackdown seen in recent days?


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