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Adil Nurmakov · October, 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.

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Latest posts by Adil Nurmakov from October, 2008

Kazakhstan: Blocked Bloggers Discuss Economics

Although LiveJournal, the major blog platform on the post-Soviet space, including Kazakhstan, is still not accessible through the national telecom monopolist Kazakhtelecom, Internet enthusiasts find their way to express their...

Mongolia: A Deal to Sell Uranium to India?

Uzbekistan: Karimov Comes to Town

Kyrgyzstan: Boucher Schmoozing

Afghanistan: President's Family Accused of Abuse of Power

Tajikistan: Investments into healthcare are equal to Ones of Sierra Leone

Tajikistan: Beautiful autumn and muddy water

Kyrgyzstan: Earthquake

Afghanistan: Portrait of a Female Politician

Afghanistan: In the Kingdom of Karzai

Afghanistan: The Taliban are hard, we are soft

Kazakhstan: LiveJournal Blocked

On October 7th, the Kazakhstani users have found themselves unable to access popular social network LiveJournal. This website is the most popular blogging platform in the Russian-speaking communities on the...

Afghanistan: Hitch on heroin

Kazakhstan: Language, Economics and Foreign Policy

The Kazakhstani authorities have again brought up the issue of state language. Kazakh language has been heavily depreciated in the Soviet times against the background of inculcation of Russian language....

Afghanistan: A reason the LA Times is terrible

Uzbekistan: Cotton Harvest

Afghanistan: Policewoman executed by Taliban

Afghanistan: UN Security Council Report

Afghanistan: Secret dealings with the Taliban

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