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Experts say that the government is failing to develop what could be a rich and profitable sector.
Human rights observer warns that the authorities ignore the demonstrators at their peril.
The authorities may not be able to ignore mass rallies which greeted presidential vote.
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?
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.
25 Aug 15
Exporters say customs controls with Kazakstan remain in place despite launch of free trade rules.
18 May 15
Keeping everyone guessing helps ensure President Nazarbaev’s position is unassailable.
6 May 15
Legal system has been slow to enforce payment orders on wayward ex-husbands.
22 Apr 15
Prosecuting Serik Ahmetov will help president show he’s serious about corruption, even though the problem is systemic.
25 Mar 15
Provision sneaked into legislative package protecting minors from offensive online content.
11 Mar 15
Weekly consistently criticised government’s closeness to Moscow.
27 Feb 15
Feared while in power, Rahat Aliev failed to rebrand himself as an upstanding dissident.
4 Feb 15
“Ethnic insult” charge comes at a time when the Russian minority question has come to the fore.
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