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Kazakhstan: Political Facebook posts land man with 4-year jail term

abishevdefProsecutors made little secret of the fact that the case was pursued on political grounds.

Kazakhstan: Smells like election spirit

naz handRecent events suggest Kazakhstan is preparing for snap elections. For parliament or the president?

Kyrgyzstan’s former president, Roza Otunbayeva, discusses China, her successors, and regrets

Roza OtunbayevaThe first woman to lead a Central Asian country discussed China, her successors’ rivalry, and regrets from her time in office.

Reforming Kazakhstan’s Education System and its Foreign Policy Implications

naz lavrPresident 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.”

Kazakhstan: Authorities arrest leader of unregistered political party

jailThe leader of Kazakhstan’s unregistered Alash People's Social Democratic Party, Syrym Abdirakhmanov, has been arrested on a series of criminal charges, RFE/RL's Kazakh Service reported.

Rudi Giuliani’s ‘Mystery Trips’ to Russia, Armenia and Ukraine! POSSIBLE LINKS TO TRUMP AND MONEY-LAUNDERING?

trampmisterytrips"The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier." – George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara, 1905.

Long-Closed Uzbekistan Opens Up to the World

uztrampTashkent, Uzbekistan - For the first time in a generation, Tashkent has an outward-looking foreign policy.

Kazakhstan, China hold talks on fate of diaspora in Xinjiang

kairatabdAstana buys Beijing's talk of ethnic Kazakhs serving as a "living bridge."

Interview: Joanna Lillis sheds light on Kazakhstan’s secrets

Joanna LillisKazakhstan is an Asian country with an important role to play in the region, thanks to its geographical position and to the energy rich soil. Located in the heart of Central Asia, between two powerful neighbours with geopolitical ambitions, Russia and China, this young Republic is trying to maintain an equilibrium and defend its independence.

Trading In Kazatomprom’s Shares Has Been Commenced On Astana International Exchange

kazatompromAstana International Exchange (AIX) is pleased to announce that trading in shares of JSC NAC “Kazatomprom” (Kazatomprom) and conditional trading of Global Depository Receipts of “Kazatomprom” has been commenced on its platform today.

Analysis: Central Asian countries need to remain focused on reforms despite new security threats

Analysis: Central Asian countries need to remain focused on reforms despite new security threats

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Russia seeks to accelerate old Soviet state union

Russia seeks to accelerate old Soviet state union

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Kazakhstan: Crackdown on Government Critics

Kazakhstan: Crackdown on Government Critics

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