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· April, 2008

Stories about Kazakhstan from April, 2008

30 April 2008

Soviet History: Samizdat Anniversary

Kazakhstan: Bloggers Discuss Elites and Economics

Plitical intra-elite battles and anti-corruption crusades both remain hot topics on the agenda of Kazakhstani blogosphere, but speculations over the looming global food crisis and its implications for Central Asia...

Kazakhstan: Kyrgyz Protest against Concessions to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan: Kids at Banks

23 April 2008

Russia, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan: Lenin's Birthday

On April 22, Vladimir Lenin would have turned 138 - and quite a few Russophone bloggers still remember the date.

17 April 2008

Kazakhstan: US on Stans, Same Difference

Kazakhstan: Political Players Reshuffled

Kazakhstani political field may only seem still and silent against the background of a one-party parliament and a long-ruling president. But in its depth it is very lively – passions...

Kazakhstan: People Get Poorer Amid Economy Boom and Corruption

As the Kazakhstani economy continues to grow – although much slower now – thanks to petrodollars inflow, the resource nationalism and state expansion tendencies get stronger. Private business has to...