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McDonalds partners with gas tycoon to open first store in Kazakhstan

American fast-food giant says deal with Kairat Boranbayev – who is related by marriage to the country’s authoritarian president – will help to build brand.

Joanna Lillis for EurasiaNet.org reports. The Guardian.

 

Picture shows a Moscow branch of the f


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McDonalds partners with gas tycoon to open first store in Kazakhstan

American fast-food giant says deal with Kairat Boranbayev – who is related by marriage to the country’s authoritarian president – will help to build brand.

Joanna Lillis for EurasiaNet.org reports. The Guardian.

 

Picture shows a Moscow branch of the f


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Growing Prosperity in Kazakhstan Creates Pressure

Political activists in Kazakhstan say a recent gathering of
opposition parties, as well as the staging of a large political rally,
marks a pivotal step in the country’s civil society development. The
fact that authorities ultimately allowed the political events to take
place as schedule


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