November 17, 2020
One Thousand and One Responses to Borat
By Paolo Sorbello
Offensive, racist, only-for-Americans, funny, and even a diplomatic case. The second Borat movie stirred a wide range of controversies in Kazakhstan and worldwide.
October 30, 2020
What Do Kazakhs Think of Borat?
By Assem Almukhanbetkyzy and Kristi Eaton
With a new film, the satirical character is back in the headlines – and so is Kazakhstan, his supposed home.
March 01, 2016
Former British Prime Minister Makes Millions Advising Kazakhstan
By Casey Michel
Tony Blair and his wife Cherie have been Astana’s defenders in London for quite some time.
October 09, 2014
In Kazakhstan, Hope and Skepticism About Hosting 2022 Olympics
By Joshua Kucera
The Games could put the country on the map. But not everybody is excited about the idea.