Ch. 1. Emergence of Independent Kazakhstan -- Ch. 2. Formulation of Russian Policy Towards Kazakhstan -- Ch. 3. Problem of Ethnic Russians in Kazakhstan -- Ch. 4. Russian and Kazakh Approaches to CIS Integration -- Ch. 5. Relations Between Russia and Kazakhstan in the Military and Strategic Spheres -- Ch. 6. Russia and International Competition for Kazakhstan's Energy Resources.
Provides unorthodox interpretations and introduces new concepts in analysis of contemporary relations on Russian-Kazakh relations.