January 18, 2022
Uzbekistan Reacts to the Crisis in Kazakhstan
By Umida Hashimova
Tashkent reiterated its anti-CSTO sentiments and says it can independently control domestic issues if needed.
January 14, 2022
Kazakhstan: Local Politics and the Chaos in Almaty
By Colleen Wood
Resolving discontent with Almaty’s local government will be an important step in Kazakhstan’s broader political reform efforts.
January 13, 2022
After Kazakhstan Unrest, Relatives Await Detainees’ Release
By Associated Press
Authorities have refused to allow relatives or lawyers to see the 12,000 people reportedly in custody, giving little information about them.
January 12, 2022
A War of Words: Kazakhstan, Terrorists, and Protesters
By Catherine Putz
In a statement, several U.N. special rapporteurs condemned Kazakhstan’s broad use of the term “terrorism.”
January 11, 2022
Causes and Consequences of Kazakhstan’s January 2022 Unrest
By Ankit Panda, Catherine Putz, and Ankit Panda
Protests over gas prices have quickly spiraled into nationwide unrest, resulting in the first-ever intervention by the CSTO in one of its member states.