The SCO in Samarkand and the UN General Assembly have demonstrated how virtually the whole Global South outside of NATOstan does not demonize Russia.
What happened in Kazakhstan increasingly looks like a US – Turkish – British – Israeli – led coup d’etat attempt foiled dramatically by their Eurasian adversaries
Do the McFauls and Ilveses truly believe that it would be better for Kazakhstan if the Russians and CSTO didn’t help restore order and the state collapsed? There’s a very real danger of at best anarchy and at worst civil war. How would that help anybody?
The events have an unerring similarity to U.S.-sponsored regime-change operations that have taken place in other nations.