23 May 2016
Massive Crackdown in Kazakhstan
Hundreds arrested to ward off protests against land reform.
2 May 2016
More Land Protests in Kazakhstan Premium

In a rare threat to his authority, president evokes Ukraine conflict to show the dangers of a lack of unity.

21 March 2016
Kazakh President’s Party in Resounding but Predictable Election Win Premium
Unlike the state of the Central Asian country’s economy, the results of the early parliamentary vote were never seriously in doubt.
18 March 2016
Kazakhstan Accused of Stifling Freedoms Ahead of Elections Premium

Nur Otan party assured victory, but rights groups say Nazarbaev’s regime is clamping down ahead of weekend vote.

4 March 2016
Kazakhstan Slammed Over Torture Claims Premium

Loopholes and outside meddling leaves justice system unable to investigate police abuses, Amnesty says.

24 February 2016
Prominent Kazakh Journalists Accused of Embezzling $1m Premium

Free speech groups cry foul over charges against Journalists Union chair Seytkazy Matayev and his son.

17 February 2016
Security Threat Cited as Central Asia Tightens Grip on Internet Premium

Kazakhstan has ordered all Internet users to install ‘national security certificates.’

11 February 2016
No End in Sight to Exodus of Kazakhstan’s Russians Premium

About 19,000 ethnic Russians left during the first nine months of 2015, reports say.

3 February 2016
Nazarbaev Opponent Freed After Recanting His Crime Premium

Free speech case brings out Astana’s uneasiness over rising nationalism in both the Kazakh and Russian communities.

26 January 2016
Sword-and-Sovereignty Epic Coming to Kazakh TV Premium

With the president’s blessing, his biopic director, Rustem Abdrashev, is shooting a series reimaging the birth of the first Kazakh state.




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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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