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Kazakhstan's Teachers: Underpaid, Overburdened, and Undervalued
April 17, 2019
Kazakhstan's Teachers: Underpaid, Overburdened, and Undervalued
What can be done to better support Kazakhstan's teachers?
Kazakhstan's Teachers: Underpaid, Overburdened, and Undervalued
Snap Presidential Elections Called in Kazakhstan. But Why?
April 09, 2019
Snap Presidential Elections Called in Kazakhstan. But Why?
One really has to wonder what the point of all this political theater has been?
Snap Presidential Elections Called in Kazakhstan. But Why?
A New Slowdown at the Kazakh-Kyrgyz Border
April 08, 2019
A New Slowdown at the Kazakh-Kyrgyz Border
Occasional flare-ups of frustration at the border undercut booming talk of greater regional cooperation.
A New Slowdown at the Kazakh-Kyrgyz Border
On Xinjiang, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Bend to Beijing's Will
April 01, 2019
On Xinjiang, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Bend to Beijing's Will
As ethnic Kyrgyz and Kazakhs continue to disappear into Chinese detention, Bishkek and Nur-Sultan are staying quiet.
On Xinjiang, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Bend to Beijing's Will
Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank Targets Felix Sater in Lawsuit
March 27, 2019
Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank Targets Felix Sater in Lawsuit
The lawsuit alleges that Sater plotted to use Trump-branded skyscrapers to launder money allegedly stolen from a Kazakhstan bank.
Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank Targets Felix Sater in Lawsuit
Bruce Pannier on Change in Central Asia
March 26, 2019
Bruce Pannier on Change in Central Asia
In 1990, Bruce Pannier first went to Central Asia -- what was it like and what’s changed since then?
Bruce Pannier on Change in Central Asia
Analyzing Kazakhstan’s First Tenure at the UN Security Council
March 22, 2019
Analyzing Kazakhstan’s First Tenure at the UN Security Council
As the first Central Asian state to sit on the UNSC, what did Kazakhstan achieve?
Analyzing Kazakhstan’s First Tenure at the UN Security Council
Is This the End of the Nazarbayev Era?
March 20, 2019
Is This the End of the Nazarbayev Era?
Not quite, but the denouement has surely begun.
Is This the End of the Nazarbayev Era?
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev Resigns
March 19, 2019
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev Resigns
After nearly 30 years as president, Nazarbayev made a shocking resignation announcement.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev Resigns
Kazakh Activist Complains of Pressure by Authorities
March 15, 2019
Kazakh Activist Complains of Pressure by Authorities
Under house arrest, Serikzhan Bilash says authorities made him sign blank documents.
Kazakh Activist Complains of Pressure by Authorities
In Kazakhstan, Educating Children with Disabilities Remains a Challenge
March 14, 2019
In Kazakhstan, Educating Children with Disabilities Remains a Challenge
Kazakhstan's approach to inclusive education and “negative attitudes” affect the education of children with disabilities.
In Kazakhstan, Educating Children with Disabilities Remains a Challenge
Is This the Closing of the Kazakh Window Into Xinjiang?
March 11, 2019
Is This the Closing of the Kazakh Window Into Xinjiang?
With the arrest of Serikzhan Bilash, a movement that gave the world a view into the Xinjiang crisis has an uncertain future.
Is This the Closing of the Kazakh Window Into Xinjiang?
The Kazakh Window Into the Xinjiang Crisis
March 06, 2019
The Kazakh Window Into the Xinjiang Crisis
Kazakhs remain the most accessible window into the crisis in Xinjiang, but how long will that window remain open?
The Kazakh Window Into the Xinjiang Crisis
The Significance of Kazakhstan’s Growing Role in Peacekeeping Operations
March 01, 2019
The Significance of Kazakhstan’s Growing Role in Peacekeeping Operations
Kazakhstan is preparing to send a second batch of peacekeepers abroad.
The Significance of Kazakhstan’s Growing Role in Peacekeeping Operations
Meeting the Kazakh Diaspora
February 28, 2019
Meeting the Kazakh Diaspora
Recent documentaries explore the contours of the Kazakh diaspora and challenge mainstream assumptions about migration and assimilation.
Meeting the Kazakh Diaspora
Kazakhstan Appoints a New-Old Government
February 26, 2019
Kazakhstan Appoints a New-Old Government
After the abrupt firing of the Kazakh government last week, a new cabinet was immediately approved.
Kazakhstan Appoints a New-Old Government
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