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· November, 2007

Stories about Kazakhstan from November, 2007

22 November 2007

Kazakhstan: Gangster Movie Hits Box Office

The first Kazakh fully commercial movie – shot, cut and promoted without state support with the purpose to extract money from the box-office – has produced a big debate in...

Kazakhstan: Economic Crisis Aftermaths

In the aftermath of slight economic and financial crisis, which the government prefers to call a “correction of the market”, the bloggers keep on discussing its consequences. Sarimov says that...

Kazakhstan: New Blog Studies Competitiveness

8 November 2007

Kazakhstan: Media Wars

As the Rakhat Aliyev affair spins, and the ex-ambassador and former presidential son-in-law continues blackmailing the country’s authorities with discrediting materials, including publication of illegal taps of telephone conversations between...

7 November 2007

Kazakhstan: Interview with Akhan Satayev, Film Director

Tomorrow the movie theatres of Kazakhstan and Russia will start shows of “Racketeer”, one of the first Kazakhstani commercial film-making experiences. The audience is invited to learn the biographical story...

Kazakhstan: Crying Forever for the Victims of Nuclear Test Ground

5 November 2007

Kazakhstan: Blogosphere Debates the Language Issue

A month ago Nurgeldy told at neweurasia how they are fighting poor knowledge of the state language in the Kazakhstan's northern city of Kustanai. His post gave rise to quite...

Kazakhstan: Another Norman Foster's Project in Astana