Russians’ Reaction to Post-Soviet Kazakhstan Nation-building Policies

Kammuanmung Thangniang


Established in 1991 out of the ashes of the Soviet Union, the newly independent state of Kazakhstan adopted ethno-centric nation-building policy that favors the titular Kazakhs much to the disadvantage of the other non-Kazakh ethnic groups in the state most specifically the Russians. This article discusses how the Russians view and react upon such nation-building policy which to them is unjust and discriminatory.


emigration, movement, ethnic, policy, post-Soviet, language, population

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