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Kazakstan

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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People gathering for the protest near Respublika Square in Almaty on May 21. (Photo: Andrei Grishin)
26 May 16
Protestors and journalists arrested after public anger at farmland reforms.
Actress Saltanat Nauruz doesn't call herself a hipster but likes some elements of their culture. (Photo by Bahtiyar Badenov)
9 May 16
Young creatives are pursuing a niche look, accessorised with iPhones and fuelled by chai lattes.
12 Apr 16
Mental health professionals report unprecedented surge of men seeking help.
A petrol tanker waits at a loading terminal in north Kazakstan. (Photo: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)
11 Mar 16
Legislation reverses former Soviet model of state control over energy industry.
Almaty, Kazakstan's commercial centre: the country has Central Asia's highest rate of internet penetration. (Photo: Andrei Shevelev/Flickr)
15 Feb 16
Experts warn that online access will be imperilled if new laws are put into effect.
18 Dec 15
Stigma and legal loopholes mean that many women suffer in silence.
4 Dec 15
Attempts to block or amend contentious bill come to nothing.
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30 Nov 15
Police try to engineer Soviet-style forcible confinement in psychiatric hospital.
27 Nov 15
Four years' absence will make it hard for LiveJournal to claw back its fans.
17 Nov 15
At least 400 Kazak nationals believed to be in Syria or Iraq.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.