Kazakhstan

29 November 2018
Kyrgyzstan Drawn Into China’s Muslim Crackdown

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
 
12 November 2018
Getting the Message Across Premium

In an unusual program, artists team up with NGOs from Russia and Central Asia to tell their stories in visually striking ways.

By Kate Syme-Lamont
 
25 October 2018
Kazakh Businessman Linked to Dissident Jailed in Fraud Case Premium
Backers of prisoner say he is another victim of a proxy campaign against exiled opposition leader Mukhtar Ablyazov.
 
12 October 2018
Central Asian Boxers in Tough Fight to Restore Sport’s Luster Premium

Revered Kazakh boxer Serik Konakbaev wants to supplant the current head of amateur boxing, who faces U.S. accusations of abetting organized crime.

 
25 September 2018
Kazakh Strongman Plays the Game of Thrones Premium

Speculation swirls as Nazarbaev retires a loyal aide rumored to have fallen foul of his aspirational daughter.

 
Kashgar, China
11 September 2018
The Kazakh Connection to Chinese ‘Political Education’ Camps Premium

Kazakh government treads a fine line between staying friendly with Beijing and protecting the interests of its co-ethnics in Xinjiang.

 
6 August 2018
‘Priceless’ Treasure Trove Found in Eastern Kazakhstan Premium

The artifacts, which show a high level of craftsmanship, are likely to have belonged to a branch of Scythians who lived in Central Asia.

 
19 July 2018
Kazakh Trial Sheds Light on Interned Chinese Muslims Premium

Beijing has refused to acknowledge running centers designed to de-radicalize Uighurs and Kazakhs in Xinjiang.

 
13 July 2018
Kazakhstan’s Strongman Gains Even More Power Premium

Meanwhile, celebrations of the establishment of Astana as the capital 20 years ago include a giant squirrel art installation.

 

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