Adil Nurmakov · September, 2008

Latest posts by Adil Nurmakov from September, 2008

Kazakhstan: Who Lives Well in Kazakhstan

  23 September 2008

As long as Kazakhstan still aspires to enter the top 50 most competitive states of the world (although these efforts have so far resulted in decline of its competitiveness, as the World Economic Forum’s annual reports show), the republic has managed to enter another list of countries, unfortunately, a shameful...

Kazakhstan: Shell + KMG

  22 September 2008

Adam reports that Kazakhstan’s state oil-and-gas company KazMunaiGas would create a joint venture with Royal Dutch Shell Plc to handle the production segment of the Kashagan oilfield.

Afghanistan: Weapons of Insurgents

  22 September 2008

Nasim Fekrat reports on the fact that the Taliban insurgents use US-made Stinger anti-aircraft guided missiles. Just a few weeks ago, there was a deadly US helicopter crash caused by a Stinger in southern Afghanistan.