Events and opinions

nazkrizisNursultan Nazarbayev wants to remain an influential power broker in the country if and when he decides to step down.

andicristeaAny investigation into the Open Dialog Foundation will have to focus on its links to serious economic crimes in Moldova and Kazakhstan, say critics of the human rights organization, writes James Hipwell.

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hub building 4 1 1024x726Kazakhstan is making strides towards digital transformation in many areas. One of the significant moves is the Astana Hub, an international technopark of start-ups that provides multilevel support to entrepreneurs, primarily in IT

Nursultan Nazarbayev AIFC 780Can Kazakhstan create an international financial centre in the middle of the steppes or is it just the latest central Asian pipe dream?

tsesnabankKazakh authorities said on Friday they would buy 450 billion tenge ($1.2 billion) of agricultural sector loans from Tsesnabank in order to boost its financial strength, while the country's No.2 lender reshuffled its management.

teng usThe new fall of the Kazakh tenge against the US dollar has again hit the pockets and purchasing power of ordinary Kazakhstanis.

Kazakhstan Taraz v 2Kazakhstan restricts freedom of religion and belief, along with interlinked freedoms of expression, association, and assembly.

AralFor most of the past 25 years, the issue of saving the Aral Sea has dominated all discussions of water sharing and use in Central Asia.

trumpflagA British high court ruled Thursday that Ilyas Khrapunov, the son of the former mayor of the Kazakh city of Almaty, conspired with the former chairman of the Kazakh bank BTA to swindle over $6 billion.