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It’s important for Nazarbayev to keep Tokayev committed to his political legacy. (Photo: akorda.kz)
Comment
27 Mar 19
A surprise transition which may have been planned for a long time.
Nazarbayev and Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev during the handover ceremony (Photo: akorda.kz)
Interview
21 Mar 19
How will Kazakstan’s leader be remembered for his 30 years in power?
Nursultan Nazarbaev during his TV address announcing his resignation. (Photo: Kazak president's press service website)
20 Mar 19
The veteran leader is in no rush to give up real authority.
Kyrgyz activists protest against camps in China in front of the UN House in Bishkek. (Photo: RFE RL Kyrgyz service)
22 Jan 19
Mass release of detainees stirs hopes that international criticism may be working.
Christian centre of Jehovah's Witnesses in Almaty, Kazakstan. (Photo: informburo.kz)
24 Sep 18
New law aims to increase state oversight on some religious minorities.
Kazakstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev (L) shakes hand with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony on June 7, 2018, Beijing, China. (Photo: Greg Baker-Pool/Getty Images)
1 Aug 18
Ever-tighter links appear to be alarming some ordinary citizens.
Police detain an opposition activist during recent protests in Kazakstan. (Photo: Inga Imanbay)
24 May 18
The authorities appear to be weighing their response as to how best reign in dissent.
IWPR event held in Bishkek. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
11 May 18
Nepotism and ethnic bias are hampering innovation.
(Photo courtesy of: kloop.kg)
26 Oct 17
Tightened customs controls are leading to losses for Kyrgyz exporters.
A Kazak bride and groom celebrate in Astana. (Photo: Neyran Elden/Flickr)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Men see taking extra and unofficial ‘wives’ as a sign of social prestige.

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