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A surprise transition which may have been planned for a long time.
How will Kazakstan’s leader be remembered for his 30 years in power?
The veteran leader is in no rush to give up real authority.
Mass release of detainees stirs hopes that international criticism may be working.
New law aims to increase state oversight on some religious minorities.
12 Apr 16
Mental health professionals report unprecedented surge of men seeking help.
11 Mar 16
Legislation reverses former Soviet model of state control over energy industry.
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.
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.
10 Nov 15
Despite relatively progressive legislation, women still find themselves marginalised.
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