I’m a journalist and researcher from Italy, now living in Kazakhstan. I’m the Regional Editor for Greater Central Asia at Global Voices and a freelance journalist and editor for various other publications. I hold a PhD from the University of Glasgow, where I studied labor relations in Kazakhstan’s oil sector.
Latest posts by Paolo Sorbello from November, 2021
The Uzbek government banned entry to a foreign journalist, while in Kazakhstan journalists and activists were targeted by state security services.
Having undergone several renaming and transformation processes, Nur-Sultan has a unique and mixed identity, which in turn reflects Kazakhstan's. Architect Temirtas Iskakov explored the nuances in an interview.