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Miners Strike in Central Kazakhstan, Protesting Bad Work Conditions and Pay
December 15, 2017
Miners Strike in Central Kazakhstan, Protesting Bad Work Conditions and Pay
The company reacted by suing the workers after three days of stalled talks.
Miners Strike in Central Kazakhstan, Protesting Bad Work Conditions and Pay
Kazakhstan's Love-Hate Relationship With Social Media
March 23, 2017
Kazakhstan's Love-Hate Relationship With Social Media
Kazakhstan’s government is using social media to tame rebellion.
Kazakhstan's Love-Hate Relationship With Social Media
Why Kazakhstan Goes to Court in the United States
February 07, 2017
Why Kazakhstan Goes to Court in the United States
Kazakhstan, over the past few years, has filed repeated lawsuits with American courts against opposition actors.
Why Kazakhstan Goes to Court in the United States
Kazakhstan’s Zhanaozen Syndrome
December 09, 2016
Kazakhstan’s Zhanaozen Syndrome
Astana is taking harsh moves against freedom of assembly and international community is raising concerns.
Kazakhstan’s Zhanaozen Syndrome
Pressure Works: Kazakh Opposition Leader Released on Parole
August 22, 2016
Pressure Works: Kazakh Opposition Leader Released on Parole
Vladimir Kozlov thanked the European Union for its help in pushing for his release.
Pressure Works: Kazakh Opposition Leader Released on Parole
Kazakhstan: Oil Workers Strike in Zhanaozen
July 29, 2016
Kazakhstan: Oil Workers Strike in Zhanaozen
The strike--while brief--is another note in a litany of economic-based public frustrations.
Kazakhstan: Oil Workers Strike in Zhanaozen
Digging Into Stalin's Secrets
July 09, 2016
Digging Into Stalin's Secrets
Kazakhstan's convincing national narrative, Atambayev's music debut, a fascinating story tying the steppe to Hawaii; weekend reads.
Digging Into Stalin's Secrets
Kazakhstan Changes Tone on Unrest
June 14, 2016
Kazakhstan Changes Tone on Unrest
Does Nazarbayev’s statement on the Aktobe incident signal a move toward the illiberal?
Kazakhstan Changes Tone on Unrest
Details of Tony Blair's Dealings With Kazakhstan Leaked
April 25, 2016
Details of Tony Blair's Dealings With Kazakhstan Leaked
Leaked documents show Blair and his coterie sold their services to the Kazakhstani government for millions of pounds annually.
Details of Tony Blair's Dealings With Kazakhstan Leaked
Kazakhstan, Chevron and the Oil Workers’ Plight
October 22, 2014
Kazakhstan, Chevron and the Oil Workers’ Plight
A lack of culpability between company and state fuels workers’ rights suppression.
Kazakhstan, Chevron and the Oil Workers’ Plight
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