Get the latest breaking news and stories from RT on Kazakhstan, including sport, weather, history and culture. Kazakhstan is a country in Central Asia. Kazakhstan is the largest landlocked country, whose capital is Astana and the largest city is Almaty. Get the news on the economy from Kazakhstan, as it is the largest economy in Central Asia ranked by GDP. Kazakhstan was the first former Soviet Republic to repay its debt to the IMF (International Monetary Fund). The economy of Kazakhstan is based on agriculture, industry (ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy), energy, etc. Read the news and stories on the social and political situation in Kazakhstan, including relations with other countries. Kazakhstan has established strong relations with Russia – find the news and articles on countries’ mutual relations. Kazakhstan is unitary republic with a president as the head of state. The current and the only president who has been in power since the formation of Kazakhstan is Nursultan Nazarbayev. Check out RT.com to get the news and information about Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, his leadership and government.