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Leila Tanayeva

“Almatinka” in Prague.

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25 May 2007

Kazakhstan against -bashization

Yesterday Sergey Duvanov, a journalist and a human rights activist was arrested for organising the protests on the square in Almaty against the constitutional amendments that exempt Nazarbayev from a...

18 May 2007

Kazakhstan: A President for Life

On 18 May the Parliament of Kazakhstan adopted the changes into the Constitution in the second reading. According to one of the amendments, the first president of Kazakhstan will no...

22 April 2007

Interview with the Blogger, adam_kesher

Adil Nurmakov is a 28-year old political scientist and a journalist from Almaty, who started as a blogger in 2004. He writes his own Livejournal adam_kesher (ru) and is a...

15 April 2007

Interview with Kazis Toguzbayev, Journalist/Blogger from Kazakhstan

Kazis Toguzbayev is a Kazakhstani journalist/blogger, who was sued for insulting the honor and the dignity of the president in January 2007 when he uploaded two articles on a group...

28 March 2007

Global Voices in Moscow

On March 21, Moscow hosted its First International Conference on Blogs, Media and Citizen Journalism. I was happy to represent both Global Voices and neweurasia at the meeting. The conference...

9 March 2007

Kazakhstan and its Women

International Women's Day is a public holiday in Kazakhstan, and while happy bloggers-office workers get a break from their offices and blogs, congratulate their mothers, wives and daughters, we are...

24 February 2007

Kazakhstan, the Soviet: “Stalinkas” and “Khrushchevkas”, Afghanistan and the Red Army Holiday

Save the Houses Photo by Adam Kesher Blogger Adam Kesher is displeased: the “Stalin's” house next to his own is going to be replaced by a new fancy building. These...

9 February 2007

Kazakhstan: Money, Kidnapping, Money, Power, Money…

“The headline is not a text from James Bond film trailer. It is how they do business in Kazakhstan”, wrote Jana Zhukova is Livejournal community of Almaty residents (RUS). She...

29 January 2007

Crime and Punishment in Kazakhstan

Blogger's Trial Kazis Toguzbayev, a journalist who uploaded his articles on KUB, a group blog, was tried in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on 22 January. In his article, Toguzbayev implied that the...

15 January 2007

Kazakhstan: Discussing the New Government

“The Government resigned… It was expected for so long that I am not even surprised…”, wrote Slavasay in Livejournal community on Kazakhstan politics. On 8 January Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Danial Akhmetov...

9 January 2007

Kazakhstan: Modern Art

Daniel Gulegos is an American artist who is temporary in Almaty, Kazakhstan and he blogs at Travelpod. While in Kazakhstan, Daniel explores the Kazakh contemporary art, meeting and collaborating with...

29 December 2006

Kazakhstan: where are we going to be in 15 years?

15 years ago we came into existence. I mean – we existed before, but no one knew. 15 years ago after the 1991 August putsch in Moscow, and followed collapse...

1 December 2006

Voices from Kazakhstan

Police and protesters in Almaty, at “I phoned Sanzhar [Bokaev, a shortly detained leader of the movement against the ban of the right-hand-drive cars], he is in Almaty district...

17 November 2006

Voices from Kazakhstan

Kazakh President in Aralsk by lambro “Kazakhstan invented a national chess game. Introduced a new chess piece “President”. It can go as it wishes and take whatever it wishes to...

3 November 2006

Voices from Kazakhstan

Welcome to our latest roundup of blog posts and online discussions from Kazakhstan Russian-language blogosphere. The Oil Business Kazakhstan boasts having unique oil and gas deposit, Karachaganak, 150 km east...

20 October 2006

Voices from Kazakhstan

Walking around the streets of Almaty, we picked up and brought for your attention the conversations from the Kazakh blogosphere. The recent visit of Kazakh President Nazarbayev to the White...

5 October 2006

Voices from Kazakhstan

After a break in voicing the Kazakh bloggers, caused by neweurasia team doing outreach in Central Asia, we present you the newest roundup of online conversations in Kazakhstan. Several major...

17 August 2006

Voices from Kazakhstan

Almaty Opera House Welcome to our latest round-up of blog posts and online discussions that took place in Kazakh blogosphere. neweurasia's Basil B. Akimov, a Karaganda journalist and editor of...

4 August 2006

Voices from Kazakhstan

Welcome to our latest round-up of blog posts and online discussions that took place in the Kazakhstani blogosphere in the last two weeks. We start off with Russian-language neweurasia Kazakhstan...

20 July 2006

Voices from Kazakhstan

Welcome to our latest round-up of blog posts and online discussions that took place in the Kazakh blogosphere in the last two weeks. The “Zhumbaktas” (“Enigma”) rock in Borovoe, a...

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