Eastern Europe, Russia, NIS & Central Asia Daily Blog Roundup

Ben Paarmann is adventuring through the Kazakh immigration bureaucracy, in search of the elusive multi-entry visa.

Alan Cordova points out that, as it transitions from a Soviet state to an independent nation, Kazakhstan isn't just trying to decide between a common law system or a civil law system; they're struggling with what the meaning of ‘law’ is.

Photograph by Larry Tweed

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