Adil Nurmakov · May, 2008

I am a researcher from Almaty, Kazakhstan. I hold Ph.D. in Political Science, run an NGO, several online projects and a personal blog.

Email Adil Nurmakov

Latest posts by Adil Nurmakov from May, 2008

Kazakhstan: Politics and Tractors

These weeks the bloggers have been chewing upon traditionally prominent topics on the Kazakhstani blogosphere — politics and economy. Megakhuimyak says [ru] – “without aspiration to make a global-scale conclusion” – that 80 percent of the political public officials at the age older than 50 have obtained their current position...

Kyrgyzstan: Police Fighting Crime

The Azamat Report analyzes a recent news story about Kyrgyzstan's police effort to fight crime and particularly on its alleged “operation to expel” a notorious criminal leader, and says that it has plummeted his respect to police way below the imaginable level.

Kazakhstan: Scandal Royale

Adam reports that today several British tabloids simultaneously published a breathtaking story featuring their two sexiest topics at once — royal family and eastern moguls who buy out England. This time it's about Prince Andrew's sale of his residence to the Kazakhstan businessman.

Kazakhstan: ENRC Goes Charitable

Adam reports that ENRC mining giant is still in rivalry with copper corporation Kazakhmys over who is going to eat who, as the Kazakh government urged the two companies to come to a conclusion concerning the merger.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site