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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.
Kazakstan‘s new prime minister Karim Masimov is no stranger to the job. (Photo: Vladimir Tretyakov)
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.
Police arrive in central Almaty to disperse a protest about currency devaluation. February 15, 2014. (Photo: Vladimir Tretyakov)
25 Feb 14
Anti-government rallies small, but analysts still see them as significant.
Svetlana Romanovskaya is pushing for tougher legislation on forced marriage. (Photo courtesy S. Romanovskaya)
20 Feb 14
Lawmaker says tougher methods needed to deal with “traditional” abductions.
Kairat Baitolla-Uly (left) arrived from China in 1998, and now works on behalf of returning Kazak diaspora members like himself. (Photo: Gaziza Baituova)
11 Feb 14
Government grants and fast-track citizenship will no longer be offered as standard.
A newspaper kiosk in Kazakstan. (Photo: Irina Mednikova)
10 Jan 14
Worn down by penalties for minor infringements, the independent press is being quietly stifled.
Gulmira Birjanova. (Photo courtesy of G Birjanova)
11 Dec 13
Comment: Draconian laws made for the press now being turned on web users.
Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan at the signing ceremony with Viktor Khristenko, head of the Eurasian Economic Commission, on November 6. (Photo: Photolure agency)
14 Nov 13
Joining a former Soviet trading bloc could mean higher prices for most imported goods.

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