In our latest podcast, Plamen Tonchev, Head of the Asia Unit at the Institute for International Economic Relations, talks to Odin Linardatou about the the crisis in Kazakhstan, its root causes, rising gas prices, the Kazakh people exploding into protest, their lack of trust in their authoritarian leaders, the role of Russia and China, relations with Turkey, and the winners and losers in this new showdown in Central Asia.

You can listen to the new podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, YouTube and Google podcasts.