Subscribe

Tag

Kazakhstan

Hopes for Renewal Disappointed Again in Kazakhstan
March 27, 2023

Hopes for Renewal Disappointed Again in Kazakhstan

By Paolo Sorbello
Political manipulations stripped the people of the choice they were promised in Kazakhstan’s latest parliamentary election.

Low Turnout and a Victory for Kazakhstan’s Ruling Party in Parliamentary Polls
March 21, 2023

Low Turnout and a Victory for Kazakhstan’s Ruling Party in Parliamentary Polls

By Catherine Putz
Despite hundreds of independent self-nominated candidates, Kazakhstan’s new parliament will much resemble its former self.
Joyful and Angry: A Feminist Demonstration in Kazakhstan
March 16, 2023

Joyful and Angry: A Feminist Demonstration in Kazakhstan

By Paolo Sorbello
Pressured not to hold a march, feminist groups in Almaty gathered in their hundreds for a rally anyway.

Kazakhstan Impounds Property of Roscosmos Subsidiary
March 16, 2023

Kazakhstan Impounds Property of Roscosmos Subsidiary

By Catherine Putz
A debt dispute sits atop a host of other political risks, inserting uncertainty into operations at the important Baikonur spaceport.

Kazakhstan’s General Shuffle: Tracing Tokayev’s Military Personnel Changes
March 14, 2023

Kazakhstan’s General Shuffle: Tracing Tokayev’s Military Personnel Changes

By Francisco Olmos
In the wake of Qandy Qantar, Kazakh President Tokayev shook up the military brass. Where do things stand now?

Unpacking Geopolitical Competition and Energy Security in Central Asia
March 10, 2023

Unpacking Geopolitical Competition and Energy Security in Central Asia

By Catherine Putz
A U.S. Senate subcommittee recently explored U.S. policy toward Central Asia amid the war in Ukraine and intense concern about global energy security.

Reforms and Investment Needed to Power Central Asia’s Clean Energy Future
March 03, 2023

Reforms and Investment Needed to Power Central Asia’s Clean Energy Future

By Tatiana Proskuryakova and Charles Cormier
As Central Asian governments roll out energy sector reforms, private investment is set to play a key role in economic development and the clean energy transition.
Neither Exciting nor Boring: Kazakhstan Prepares for Parliamentary Elections
February 28, 2023

Neither Exciting nor Boring: Kazakhstan Prepares for Parliamentary Elections

By Paolo Sorbello
The announced opening up of the political field still fails to leave room for opposition.

Is the Aral Sea a Lost Cause?
February 01, 2023

Is the Aral Sea a Lost Cause?

By Elena Gordillo
The impacts of the Aral Sea’s desiccation are threatening the lives of millions and hopes for its revival are plummeting. 

Kazakhstan’s Uranium Industry and the Middle Corridor Come Together
January 30, 2023

Kazakhstan’s Uranium Industry and the Middle Corridor Come Together

By Wilder Alejandro Sánchez
Astana is betting heavily on the Middle Corridor as a route to access the international energy market without Russia.

Kazakhstan’s Media, Journalists Under Pressure
January 17, 2023

Kazakhstan’s Media, Journalists Under Pressure

By Paolo Sorbello
An attack on a journalist highlights the difficult environment for the press.
Kazakhstan Annuls Law ‘On the First President’
January 11, 2023

Kazakhstan Annuls Law ‘On the First President’

By Catherine Putz
As expected, following last summer’s constitutional referendum dropping references to “elbasy,” many of the First President’s other special privileges are ending.

Page 1 of 65