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More than 600 coal miners in Kazakhstan’s Karaganda region have gone on strike in a demand for higher salaries and an improvement to working conditions. The scale of the strike is notable for Kazakhstan, where authorities take a dim view toward...
Kazakhstan is exploring options with Azerbaijan on finding new export outlets for its mounting natural gas production as an alternative to existing routes to the international market. Discussions on technical fixes for the ambitious agenda were...
For many a year, strong and chilly winds have been the greatest source of misery for residents of the capital of Kazakhstan. In the last few days, however, it is the lack of air movement and the appearance of a heavy shroud of smog that is ...
In a long-awaited move, authorities in Kazakhstan have announced they will rename one of the main streets in the business capital after President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The decision to rename Almaty’s Furmanov Street, which has a special status as...
A state broadcaster in Kazakhstan has tweaked Kyrgyzstan with a documentary depicting that country’s 2010 revolution as a period of reckless mayhem and arguing that only Kazakhstan’s president was capable of restoring tranquillity. The documentary...
Kazakhstan’s government has approved a development strategy blueprint to be implemented by 2025 that it hopes will begin propelling the country on its way toward the world league of top 30 most developed nations. As far as has been reported, the...
Authorities in Kazakhstan have scrambled to reassure the public after an opposition politician in Russian warned of high radiation levels in a region near the border caused by a suspected leak of ruthenium-106 from a nuclear fuel processing plant....
A court in Kazakhstan has ordered the release on parole of a prominent journalist who was sentenced last October to serve six years in prison on fraud charges. Lawyers filing the parole appeal for Seitkazy Matayev, 63, said their client had...
Kazakhstan is abuzz with this week’s supposed revelations about how a government official bought an apartment in Paris for a whopping 65 million euros ($76.5 million). After initially scoffing at the reports, authorities have now begun to take an...
The outflow of technically qualified and educated people from Kazakhstan has been growing steadily over the past four years. Most are heading to Russia.   As economy think tank Finprom.kz noted in a November 14 article analyzing...