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Nietbay Urazbayev, Karakalpak Diaspora Leader, Dies in Kazakhstan

Nietbay Urazbayev, Karakalpak Diaspora Leader, Dies in Kazakhstan

By Catherine Putz
“One of the best of our people has left -- and this further complicates relations between the Karakalpaks and the Uzbek authorities,” a fellow Karakalpak activist told The Diplomat.
The Tokayev Interview and Nazarbayev’s Long Shadow

The Tokayev Interview and Nazarbayev’s Long Shadow

By Catherine Putz
Kazakh President Tokayev says he “openly told Nursultan Abishuly Nazarbayev that the political arrogance of his close associates almost destroyed the country.” 

Huawei’s Growing Presence in Central Asia’s Telecom Industry

Huawei’s Growing Presence in Central Asia’s Telecom Industry

By Berikbol Dukeyev, Dilfuza Mirzakhmedova, and Madina Tursonova
In both Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, Huawei has positioned itself as a major player in the telecommunications market.

CSTO Issues Belated Declaration After Minsk Summit

CSTO Issues Belated Declaration After Minsk Summit

By Catherine Putz
The foreign ministers of the CSTO, of which Russia is a member, without apparent irony put out a statement that says “no state should ensure its security at the expense of the security of other states.”

Wind in the Sails of Renewables in Kazakhstan

Wind in the Sails of Renewables in Kazakhstan

By Catherine Putz
Astana signs yet another wind farm deal, this time with COP28 host UAE’s Masdar for the development of a 1 gigawatt wind power project.
Kazakhstan’s Yurts of Peace: Citizen Diplomacy in the Making

Kazakhstan’s Yurts of Peace: Citizen Diplomacy in the Making

By Zhaniya Bekshora
Kazakh citizen diplomacy can be viewed as a tool for cultivating humanism and demonstrating solidarity, as well as an important foreign policy instrument.

Long Prison Term for Aspirational Kazakh Opposition Leader

Long Prison Term for Aspirational Kazakh Opposition Leader

By Catherine Putz
Nurzhan Altaev was given a 10-year sentence earlier this month, and another opposition leader, Marat Zhylanbaev, is expected to see a similar sentence soon.
Reclaiming Culture and Identity as a Central Asian Adoptee 

Reclaiming Culture and Identity as a Central Asian Adoptee 

By Christopher von Claparede-Niemann
As a generation of Central Asian adoptees enter adulthood in the United States, their personal quests for identity sit side-by-side with discussions of decolonization.

Kazakhstan’s First Go at Direct Elections of District Mayors

Kazakhstan’s First Go at Direct Elections of District Mayors

By Colleen Wood
Incumbents from the ruling party swept elections for district-level leadership.

What’s Behind the Increased Diplomatic Push in Kazakhstan?

What’s Behind the Increased Diplomatic Push in Kazakhstan?

By Nikola Mikovic
Putin undoubtedly seeks to preserve the status quo in Russia’s relations with Kazakhstan. And Tokayev continues implementing Astana’s decades-old multi-vector foreign policy.

Organization of Turkic States Seeks to Unite Europe With Asia

Organization of Turkic States Seeks to Unite Europe With Asia

By Mark Temnycky
Continued dialogue between countries from Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia suggests that the political climate in the region is changing.
Kazakhstan-US Convene Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialogue in Astana

Kazakhstan-US Convene Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialogue in Astana

By Catherine Putz
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu heads to Uzbekistan and India next. 

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