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Anonymous web postings used to counter online dissent through argument, distraction or abusive comments.
14 Feb 12
Ballot outcome predictable, and opposition wouldn’t do any better than current regime, says local journalist.
17 Jan 12
President’s Nur Otan now joined by two other regime-friendly parties in parliament.
16 Jan 12
After talks with top official, they say they won’t be bought off.
21 Dec 11
First they imposed news blackout, then they devised alternative narrative for bloodshed.
20 Dec 11
Political tensions, trade rules and simple corruption make travel between Central Asian states a complex and unpleasant business.
15 Dec 11
More restrictive legislation on the way, experts warn.
9 Dec 11
Prosecutors say dead gunman had Islamist links.
14 Nov 11
Suspected Islamist kills seven, blows himself up.
14 Nov 11
Critics decry new legislation as setback for freedom of confession.
8 Nov 11