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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?
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.
14 Nov 13
Joining a former Soviet trading bloc could mean higher prices for most imported goods.
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.
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