The use of punitive psychiatry against political opponents appears to be on the upswing in post-Soviet states.
President Nazarbaev criticizes religious clothing for being at odds with secular nature of the state.
Nation’s leader revives a pet project to modernize the alphabet, and with it, Kazakh national identity.
Kyrgyz and Kazakh authorities close online groups, question children over social media ‘death groups.’
In the name of security, mobile phone and internet users face mounting restrictions and higher costs.
British firm to pay $800 million in fines for corruption over decades in nearly a dozen countries.
Could wild big cats soon be splashing in one of Central Asia’s great lakes?
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