Kazakhstan's Post-Soviet Struggle Explained

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I wonder what the next spam comment will be...

Author — Vandergrif

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Kazakhstan has OIL??

GENERAL! CRANK UP THE TANKS!!!! IT'S TIME TO LIBERATE THEM!!!!

Author — wizzzer1337

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Oh Boy, an Oil rich nation with no democracy and predominantly Muslim population. Sounds like the perfect holiday destination for American soldiers.

Author — Schrödinger's Cat

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Kazakhstan wasn't a Soviet satellite, it was a Soviet Republic. Big difference.

Author — Mart kenyon

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Gennady Golovkin is also powerful, he can knockout an entire country with a single left hook

Author — Sloccification

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most kazakhs dont care about religion, just saying

Author — That Kazakh dude

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long live Kazakhstan

selam from turkey

Author — Turco Tatar

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All other countries are run by little girls

Author — Sheikh Abou

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KAZAKHSTAN IS ONE OF VIETNAM'S BEST FRIEND! LOVE FROM VIETNAM!

Author — Trithuc Duong

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I want to visit Kazakhstan one day and go from there around other places, Samarkand, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia.

Author — F A

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My Kazakhstan Brothers, where are you ? I am not Kazakhstani, I am Irani !! But still i care for you guys a lot !!

Author — Andrew Dsouza

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Recpect Kazak Turkic. From Turkey. We are can powerfull will be together

Author — Icaptan

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Long live Kazakhstan :) from Turkey.We are Turks!!

Author — I ♥️ U.S.S.R

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I like that Kazakhstan is trying to reverse the Aral Sea disaster.

Author — Greg B

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Would be interesting to see TestTube's take on Ukraine.

Author — Anton Sherstiuk

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Now we will have normal comments in the YouTube comments

Author — AkiimboGaming

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How powerful are Kazakhstan's potassium?

Author — FRISHR

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Kazahstan, Azerbajian, uzbeks, turkey kygiz always brothers

Author — M1ZK2 1111

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How powerful is test tube's comment section?

Author — sandro baylon

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FINALLY! Now,
How Powerful is Ukraine?

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