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· April, 2009

Stories about Kazakhstan from April, 2009

30 April 2009

Kazkahstan: Major bank admits default

Kazakhstan: Internet Regulation Amendments

Kazakhstan: Expansion of the Uranium Industry

Kazakhstan: Internet Regulation Amendments Adopted in First Reading

Yesterday the Kazakh Parliament's lower chamber has approved the first reading of the draft law on online regulation, which is meant to equate all websites (including blogs, social networks, chatrooms,...

23 April 2009

Kazakhstan: Cadres decide everything

“Cadres decide everything” – this expression of Josef Stalin is widely quoted by the Kazakhstanis when they discuss new appointments in the government, which usually doesn't feature much new faces,...

20 April 2009

Kazakhstan: Blackout in Almaty

Last Wednesday, April 15, due to damage of the high-voltage power line Toktogul-Frunze (the largest line in the Kyrgyz Republic), most enterprises and even strategic buildings in towns of the...

Kazkahstan: Web2.0 government

Kazakhstan: Opposition wants to unite

Kyrgyzstan: News About the President’s Election Race

Kazakhstan: Kazakh party vs. Chinese companies

Kazakhstan: Team Astana in Trouble

18 April 2009

Global Recession: The world is talking. Are we listening?

There is no lack of online articles about the various aspects of the global economic crisis. Many of them are written by economic experts and policymakers. What about the perspectives...

17 April 2009

Global Recession: “Underdevelopment is a mixed blessing”

There are governments which insist that their countries are not affected by the global economic crisis. Most of the time they are not convincing; and their constituents do not believe...

9 April 2009

Kazakhstan: Educational deadlock

Translation of the Adam's post Two popular Kazakhstani bloggers – dass and megakhuimyak – are discussing the problems of education these days. The first is concerned over this topic because...