June 15, 2021

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Jailed Kazakh Uranium Company Chief Requests Hospitalization

The former president of Kazakhstan's Uranium-producing giant KazAtomProm says he needs to be hospitalized, RFE/RL's Kazakh Service reports.

 

Kazakhstan steps out of Central Asian energy system

Kazakhstan has stepped out of the Central Asian United Energy System, excluding its Chimkent and Jambyl regions, press service of the National Electrical Network Company reported.

 

Human Rights Watch UPR Submission on Kazakhstan

slovoThis submission highlights a number of key areas of concern regarding Kazakhstan’s compliance with its international human rights obligations. In the past several years the government has made a number of important and welcome steps, but these have not amounted to meaningful reform to address the country’s human rights problems.

 

Is Kazakhstan Fit To Chair The OSCE?

Kazakhstan is being rewarded for these flagrant abuses of authority and civil society with chairmanship of the OSCE in 2010. That decision may encourage leaders of other authoritarian states who routinely scoff at democratization and sacrifice the interests of their citizens for their own political and economic gains.

 

Jailed Former Kazakh Nuclear Chief Hospitalized

The former head of Kazakhstan's state nuclear corporation, KazAtomProm, who has been in jail since May, was hospitalized on October 19, RFE/RL's Kazakh Service reports.

Another bomb from Rakhat Aliyev

The sensational revelations from President Nazarbayev’s former son-in-law could become even more of a scandal than the ‘Kazakhgate’ criminal trial.

 

History not likely to vindicate Nazarbayev

Anonymous Kazakh political scientist about progressive megalomania of Nursultan Nazarbayev

 

 

OSC Analysis: Kazakhstan - Opening Up for Nuclear Collaboration

Kazakhstan, a country with an extensive nuclear infrastructure as a legacy of the Soviet Union, has decided to rely on civilian nuclear programs for economic development and has reached out to numerous countries for cooperation in nuclear areas.

 

Russian securuty service detained director of Kazakh company

Moscow police have arrested the general director of the Altyn jewelry company, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.

 

Conflict between Financial Police and National Security Committee of Kazakhstan breaks out in Almaty

zveri95In Almaty, Kazakhstan, a serious service conflict between the National Security Committee (KNB) of Kazakhstan and local directorate of the Agency on Struggle Against Corruption and Economic Crimes (Financial Police) has emerged, news agency KazTAG reports, referring to sources in the law enforcement bodies and city’s Prosecutor’s Office.

 

'Assets don't fit new strategy': BP withdraws from talks on three Caspian blocks in Kazakhstan

'Assets don't fit new strategy': BP withdraws from talks on three Caspian blocks in Kazakhstan

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Kazakh minister sees no upside for Western-led giant oil developments this year

Kazakh minister sees no upside for Western-led giant oil developments this year

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Fugitive kleptocrat supports protest in Kazakhstan

Fugitive kleptocrat supports protest in Kazakhstan

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