Broadcast: Professor Richard Sakwa, interviewed by Al Jazeera about the deployment of Russian-led forces to Kazakhstan to help curb current unrest.
Russian-led forces sent to Kazakhstan to help curb unrest are starting to pull out as President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev nominated a new prime minister.
Kazakh authorities say the situation has been brought under control after days of violence in several cities. At least 10,000 people were rounded up during anti-government protests, and at least 160 were killed.
Professor Richard Sakwa gives his expert commentary. Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker reports.