A federal judge in New York ordered former BTA Bank JSC chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov to pay the Kazakh lender’s legal fees for the discovery process after he failed to hand over evidence in a lawsuit accusing him of laundering hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. real estate.
Fear is subsiding and the jokers are out in force
Just one of the many jokes at new President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev's expense. Widely shared.
On one level, the victory of the opposition candidate in a mayoral election in Istanbul won’t change
Wake up, Kazakhstan.
While Kazakhstan's president has talked up the need for national dialogue as a way of tamping down political tensions, individual activists say they have faced harassment and restrictions on their right to move freely.
This animation grew out of one program officer's desire to articulate a clear, compelling and concise theory of social change--and to share and discuss it with others.
A torch has been passed from the only president Kazakhstan has had in the post-Soviet era to a hand-picked successor, putting Central Asia’s largest and most dominant country at a dramatic crossroads.
Police officers block opposition supporters during a protest against presidential election
Instructors at the Kazakh National Medical University in Almaty have always been candid with their freshmen.
In a country tightly run by one man for three decades, even small protests are a rarity.
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