Washington tries to strike uneasy balance between human rights and pragmatism in the region.
Giant designs traced out by earth mounds could be thousands of years old.
Few independent voices remain after years of official moves against the press.
Leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have signed 17 agreements on military cooperation.
Authorities jail two opposition leaders for alleged ‘insults against ethnic honor and dignity.’
Ukraine’s Embassy in Astana demands explanation from Kazakh ministers.
After months of preparation, we’re officially introducing our partner project Press Start. The site will become the first global crowdfunding platform for reporters in countries where the press cannot report freely, potentially revolutionizing the way independent journalism is funded in the developing world and countries in transition.