The facts of the initial fight, in which a young man was killed, have been entirely eclipsed by the politics of nationalism.
Montrealers and out-of-province students alike may marvel at the complex linguistic politics of Quebec – but the daily difficulties of “Bonjour-Hi” are insignificant to many Kazakhs, who will have to learn an entirely new alphabet in the coming years.
The movie is a forgettable addition to the presidential cult of personality.
A focus on promoting transparency and fighting corruption rather than China-bashing will be more successful in the long run.
Report says hackers detected online protest-sniffing software in Kazakhstan
Three men received prison sentences of between seven and eight years.
Prosecutors made little secret of the fact that the case was pursued on political grounds.
Recent events suggest Kazakhstan is preparing for snap elections. For parliament or the president?
The first woman to lead a Central Asian country discussed China, her successors’ rivalry, and regrets from her time in office.
President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan gave a speech on 5 October in which he declared that the Central Asian nation’s education system will be reformed, and “expenditures on education, science and healthcare [will be increased] from all sources up to 10% from the GDP within 5 years.”
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