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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?
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.
16 May 13
Economics count for more than rights, and western governments have little leverage anyway.
3 May 13
Concerns that hate speech laws are being used to silence anti-corruption campaigner and other government critics.
2 May 13
Court hears that they hid evidence to protect the younger Tsarnaev brother.
26 Apr 13
Membership of former Soviet bloc is as much about political alliances as about economics.
29 Mar 13
Decision to reinstate students expelled for posting dance video suggests a new willingness to listen.
20 Mar 13
Activists hope campaign will prompt wider action on women's rights.
7 Mar 13
Opponents say measures being proposed would favour main trade union federation.
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