January 18, 2021

Events and opinions

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.

Kazakhstan: The jihadis that never were?

jihadistIt is not religious extremism that appears to unnerve Kazakhstan’s government, but dissent.

The Disappeared. An Inside Look at China's Reeducation Camps

thesisappearedA million Muslims are being held in reeducation camps in northwestern China, where they are forced to learn Mandarin and sing communist songs. Ex-prisoners who have escaped across the border to Kazakhstan talk about their imprisonment.

Swiss oil trader accused of profiting from ties to elites in Kazakhstan

policenazarpostThe NGO Public Eye has accused Vitol, the second largest company in Switzerland, of using a discreet joint venture to conceal links to powerful elites in Kazakhstan, helping the company win lucrative contracts in the country.

Kazakhstan: Attack on Trade Union Leader

Screen Shot 2018 11 13 at 11.09.48 pmUnidentified assailants viciously attacked a local trade union leader in Kazakhstan on the evening of November 10, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today.

Kazakhstan: With elections chore out of the way, it is time for politics

Kazakhstan: With elections chore out of the way, it is time for politics

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Will Biden take on neglected Caucasus and Central Asia?

Will Biden take on neglected Caucasus and Central Asia?

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Kazakhstan's ruling party cements its grip on parliament

Kazakhstan's ruling party cements its grip on parliament

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