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Kazakhstan: Development Trends
and Security Implications

Dmitri Vertkin
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About the Author

Dmitri Vertkin is currently a NATO Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Lancaster University, where he is also registered for his Doctorate researching issues associated with Kazakhstan security. He studied in Leningrad before becoming senior Lecturer at Petropavlosk University, Kazakhstan. Between 1992 and 1993, he was a British Council scholar at Lancaster University, reading for his Master's degree in Defence and Security Analysis. He has written extensively on Kazakhstan, and has been associated with the implementation of the INF Treaty in Kazakhstan. He is an Associate Member of the Centre for Defence and International Security Studies.

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