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Delays at Kazakhstan's Kashagan Energy Project Could Benefit Russia
A general view on June 30, 2013, shows the Bolashak oil plant on the Kashagan offshore oil field near Atyrau in Kazakhstan. LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images

Delays at Kazakhstan's Kashagan Energy Project Could Benefit Russia

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Kazakhstan's Downturn Ripples Into Neighboring Economies
The Byterek Tower is viewed from outside the Presidential Palace in Astana, Kazakhstan, as a soldier stands guard July 1, 2013. Leon Neal-Pool/Getty Images

Kazakhstan's Downturn Ripples Into Neighboring Economies