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What is the CSTO? Kazakhstan Called for Assistance. Why Did Russia Dispatch Troops so Quickly?

Cooley, Alexander A.

The intervention of Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) forces, led by Russia, in Kazakhstan marks the the first time the CSTO has deployed troops over its 30 year history. Preserving autocracies and regime stability is a primary goal for regional organizations like the CSTO.

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Harriman Institute
Political Science (Barnard College)
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January 19, 2022