Kazakhstan

24 October 2017
Kyrgyzstan Won’t Let Astana Off the Hook Premium

Government adds an unmet aid pledge to its list of grievances with Kazakhstan, although some progress made on border dispute.

 
17 October 2017
Kazakhstanis Fume Over Fuel Shortage Premium

Soaring prices, long lines and disrupted traffic are common sights these days in Central Asia’s major oil producer.

 
13 October 2017
Frustration on Kyrgyz Border as Election Draws Near Premium

Some Kyrgyz claim Kazakhstan is hampering border traffic in retaliation for their president’s verbal assaults on the Kazakh leader.

 
22 September 2017
Kyrgyzstan Accuses Kazakhstan of Election Meddling Premium

Nursultan Nazarbaev’s talk with a Kyrgyz opposition candidate sparks row between the Central Asian neighbors.

 
30 August 2017
Banking on a World Free of Nuclear Conflict Premium

Uranium repository in Kazakhstan may never be used, which could be a very good thing.

 
30 August 2017
Caspian Sea Shrinking at Alarming Rate, Scientists Say Premium

Rising temperatures linked to climate change are most likely responsible for steadily falling water levels in the Caspian Sea, a new study contends.

 
14 July 2017
In Eurasia, Cryptocurrency Is the Next Big Thing Premium

Kazakhstan launches what it hopes will be an incubator for digital money and financial technology startups.

 
12 July 2017
Kazakhstan to Pull Out of OPEC Production Cap Premium

China is projected to buy an ever-increasing share of Kazakh and Central Asian energy in the coming years.

 
20 June 2017
Astana Expo’s Future Vision Attracts Meager Crowds

Event’s PR chief launches attack on Foreign Policy piece panning the exhibition.

 
19 May 2017
Special Treatment

The use of punitive psychiatry against political opponents appears to be on the upswing in post-Soviet states.

By Madeline Roache
 

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