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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.
23 Apr 14
Experts think government is losing confidence in its ability to win "information war".
15 Apr 14
Renewed campaign on potentially far-reaching legal changes that are now before parliament.
11 Apr 14
Ex-premier Karim Masimov seen as loyal to the president, and as someone who can help refocus on China amid Russia worries.
25 Mar 14
Even pro-government politicians are beginning to speak out against regional integration project.
25 Feb 14
Anti-government rallies small, but analysts still see them as significant.
20 Feb 14
Lawmaker says tougher methods needed to deal with “traditional” abductions.
11 Feb 14
Government grants and fast-track citizenship will no longer be offered as standard.
10 Jan 14
Worn down by penalties for minor infringements, the independent press is being quietly stifled.
11 Dec 13
Comment: Draconian laws made for the press now being turned on web users.
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