Kazakhstan

25 March 2019
Kazakhstan’s Capital Renamed in Honor of Nazarbaev Premium
Former leader’s daughter appointed to high post one step away from the presidency.
 
20 March 2019
After Nazarbaev’s Resignation, Kazakhstan Wonders What’s Next Premium

While the region’s last Soviet-era leader may no longer be president, analysts speculate that his presence will still be felt.

 
22 February 2019
Kazakh Leader Sacks Government Amid Poverty Protests Premium

The long-serving leader blamed officials for not living up to promises to boost the economy and raise living standards.

 
5 February 2019
Kazakh Famine Documentary Breaks New Ground Premium

The mass starvation of the Stalinist 1930s doesn’t figure largely in official histories of the period.

 
29 January 2019
China Said to Free Xinjiang Camp Inmates – Into House Arrest Premium

Beijing’s agreement to release ethnic Kazakhs is its only concession so far to mounting outrage over the camp system.

 
24 January 2019
Wildlife Protector’s Killing Shocks Kazakhstan Premium

Three suspects held in savage attack on two rangers investigating poaching of saiga antelopes.

 
10 January 2019
The Fresh Spring of Ignorance Premium

Long after the fall of both the Nazi and communist regimes, today's new authoritarians have come up with creative ways to wash away inconvenient knowledge.

By Peter Gross
 
9 January 2019
Kyrgyzstan Instagram Star Comes of Age and Flies the Nest

The Internet’s vast potential for self-expression seems more relevant in Central Asia than ever before. From Eurasianet.

By Chris Rickleton
 
29 November 2018
Kyrgyzstan Drawn Into China’s Muslim Crackdown Premium

The Central Asian country is tied to China by a multitude of trade and ethnic links.

 
20 November 2018
A New Eurasian Order?
Kazakhstan is hoping to reap economic benefits from performing a balancing between China and Russia. From The Conversation.
By Moritz Pieper
 

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