The Russian Federation recognized the sovereignty of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 1991.
In October 1992, diplomatic relations between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation.
In 1992, the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 1992, the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Russian Federation.
The Russian Federation has the Consulate General of Kazakhstan in gg.Sankt Petersburg, Kazan, Astrakhan and Consulates in Omsk and the Honorary Consul of Kazakhstan in Tyumen.,
In the Republic of Kazakhstan are General Consulate of the Russian Federation in gg.Almaty, Ust-Kamenogorsk and Russian Consulate in Uralsk.
On February 11, 2014 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Russian Federation is Marat Tazhin Muhanbetkazievich.
At present legal base of Kazakh-Russian cooperation has more than 170 contracts and agreements in various fields. Among the fundamental: Treaty between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan on good-neighborliness and alliance in the XXI century, signed in November 2013 in Yekaterinburg, Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev.
The most important aspect of bilateral cooperation is trade and economic ties.
Russia is the largest trade partner of Kazakhstan. The proportion of bilateral trade turnover is about 20% of the total foreign trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Reference: According to some data the Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan for 2014 the trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Russia amounted to 18.9 billion. Dollars. US and in comparison with 2013 (23.84 billion. Dollars. USA) decreased by 20.7%. Exports amounted to 5.17 billion. Dollars. US (down 11.9%) and imports amounted to 13.73 billion. Dollars. USA (decreased by 23.6%). Reducing the volume of trade due to the reduction of supply of export products in Kazakhstan in connection with a decrease in the rate of economic growth in Russia, as well as a decrease in the volume of imports in connection with the adjustment of the exchange rate of the tenge in early 2014. The decline in mutual trade is largely due to the introduction of swap operations in the area transportation of oil.