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What did Qazaq sultans hope they could gain from relations with the Qing Empire, and did they achieve what they hoped for? In the 18th century, the Kazakh Khanate was in a vice between two major powers, the Qing Empire and Russia. In these conditions, Ablai's main goal was to ensure the independence of Kazakhstan. Despite the formal citizenship of Russia, Abylai in 1756 began diplomatic relations with China. This measure allowed: Stop the colonial policy of Russia. Prevent aggression from China. Using the struggle for the throne between the heirs of Galdan-Tseren, Abylai managed to obtain territorial concessions from the Dzungars. Abylai refused to recognize the primordial Kazakh lands occupied by Dzungaria for China. After the defeat of Dzungaria, Abylai began to provide active assistance to its last ruler Amursan in the anti-Qing Dzungar uprising. According to Noda (p182) the main thing that Qazaq sultans hoped they could benefit from

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