Brief: Russia Wants More From Kazakhstan

The Kazakh president shot back after a Russian lawmaker questioned his country's nationhood.

Background: Russia made progress last year shoring up its southern and western border areas, by placing peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh and siding with Belarus’ embattled president, respectively. Moscow, however, has paid less attention to its buffer farther east. This could be changing. What Happened: A Russian lawmaker said on state TV last month that Kazakhstan owed […]

We are a global leader in geopolitical forecasting. We deliver cutting edge analysis and intelligence so you can stay ahead of the news.

“I am not looking for black or white. I am not looking for perfect prognostications. I am looking for a venue that challenges my assumptions and makes me think. You do that in spades.”
– Tom B., subscriber

Subscribe to Geopolitical Futures today and get:

  • Unbiased analysis of global events
  • Daily geopolitical briefing
  • Annual and long-term forecasts to help you prepare for your future
Subscribe Now
Geopolitical Futures
Geopolitical Futures (GPF) was founded in 2015 by George Friedman, international strategist and author of The Storm Before the Calm and The Next 100 Years. GPF is non-ideological, analyzes the world and forecasts the future using geopolitics: political, economic, military and geographic dimensions at the foundation of a nation.