Adil Nurmakov · August, 2007

Latest posts by Adil Nurmakov from August, 2007

Kazakhstan: Crisis and Elections

  16 August 2007

The upcoming parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan are a foregone conclusion and the hitherto booming banking sector is on the verge of sliding into a deep crisis. This and more in this week's blogosphere update.

Kazakhstan: Election (and Cycling) Races

  6 August 2007

The two main issues in focus of the Kazakhstani blogosphere these weeks were the early parliamentary elections and a doping scandal involving a Kazakhstani cycling superstar: the leader of the promising "Team Astana" and a showcase member of the ruling "Nur-Otan" party, Alexander "Vino" Vinokurov.