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China Changes Diplomatic Styles in Central Asia Over COVID-19
August 03, 2020

China Changes Diplomatic Styles in Central Asia Over COVID-19

By Umida Hashimova
Why is China rushing to comment on domestic COVID-19 developments in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan?

Under COVID-19, Domestic Violence Intensifies in Kazakhstan 
July 24, 2020

Under COVID-19, Domestic Violence Intensifies in Kazakhstan 

By Assem Almukhanbetkyzy and Kristi Eaton
As has been observed elsewhere in the world, quarantines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a spike in domestic violence incidents.
China Launches 5+1 Format Meetings With Central Asia
July 20, 2020

China Launches 5+1 Format Meetings With Central Asia

By Umida Hashimova
The format marks an expansion of China’s role in the region and a signal of its readiness to compete for influence.

Kazakhstan’s COVID-19 Crisis Spinning on
July 14, 2020

Kazakhstan’s COVID-19 Crisis Spinning on

By Catherine Putz
Kazakhstan has extended its second lockdown through the end of July and media have begun to compile lists of the dead.

Misinformation and Conspiracies Spread While Kazakhstan Reimposes Lockdown
July 10, 2020

Misinformation and Conspiracies Spread While Kazakhstan Reimposes Lockdown

By Anastassiya Fershtey
Kazakhstan, while also seeing a rapid rise on COVID-19 cases, has been hit with a storm of conspiracy theories.

Kazakhstan Locks Down, Again, as COVID-19 Cases Rise
July 06, 2020

Kazakhstan Locks Down, Again, as COVID-19 Cases Rise

By Catherine Putz
On Sunday, Nur-Sultan imposed a second nation-wide lockdown in hopes of getting a grip on soaring case numbers.

Kazakhstan Decriminalizes Defamation, Keeps Hindering Free Media
July 06, 2020

Kazakhstan Decriminalizes Defamation, Keeps Hindering Free Media

By Paolo Sorbello
Hailed as a step in the right direction, the decriminalization of defamation is still not enough to relieve pressure from the press. 
Courts in Kazakhstan Return Assets to Criminal Group
June 30, 2020

Courts in Kazakhstan Return Assets to Criminal Group

By Paolo Sorbello
In a surprising move, the Prosecutor obtained the restitution of assets to a criminal group facing corruption charges.

Central Asian States Take on ‘False Information’
June 26, 2020

Central Asian States Take on ‘False Information’

By Catherine Putz
Laws put in place to support the fight against COVID-19 by targeting false information are easily abused to crack down on negative opinions and dissent.

Kazakhstan’s First President Nursultan Nazarbayev Tests Positive for COVID-19
June 18, 2020

Kazakhstan’s First President Nursultan Nazarbayev Tests Positive for COVID-19

By Catherine Putz
Now among Kazakhstan’s 15,877 reported cases of COVID-19: First President Nursultan Nazarbayev. 

Protests in Kazakhstan Disrupted With Arrests
June 09, 2020

Protests in Kazakhstan Disrupted With Arrests

By Catherine Putz
This weekend’s protests in Kazakhstan took place under a new law, but had the same results.
COVID-19 Cases at Kazakhstan’s Tengiz Oil Field Top 1,000
June 04, 2020

COVID-19 Cases at Kazakhstan’s Tengiz Oil Field Top 1,000

By Catherine Putz
Two-thirds of the field’s workforce were sent home late last month, but it continues to grow as a virus hotspot.

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