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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.
30 Oct 13
New group wants end to “toxic” Baikonur launches, but its agenda may be more political than environmental.
24 Oct 13
Long-awaited legislation on state funding fails to address issues of concern.
11 Oct 13
Practice of forcing people to subscribe to newspapers they don’t want has to stop.
1 Oct 13
Legislation from 2010 has improved police action on domestic violence, but victims find it hard to claim a fair legal settlement afterwards.
25 Sep 13
Uninsured stallholders say they lost everything in devastating blaze.
12 Jul 13
NGOs say government decisions affecting young people must be designed hand in hand with them, not imposed on them.
8 Jul 13
Local government heads to be chosen by councils dominated by ruling party.
2 Jul 13
After demolishing political opposition, authorities turn on other critical voices.
17 Jun 13
Government backs down on controversial bill after pressure from women’s groups.
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