Thursday, November 26, 2015

Latest Kazakhstan News

OSCE Hails New Kazakh Information Law

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic has praised Kazakhstan's new law on access to information, but added that the legislation still had drawbacks. More

Afghan President In Kazakhstan

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has met with Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbaev to discuss economic and security ties during his first official visit to Kazakhstan. More

Dissident Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov (file photo)

Russia 'Won't Extradite' Kazakh Tycoon

Russia's Prosecutor-General Yury Chaika has said Moscow will not extradite Kazakh tycoon and opposition leader Mukhtar Ablyazov to Kazakhstan if France sends him to Russia. More

Kazakh Jailed For Separatism

A Kazakh citizen has been sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of inciting separatism via the Internet. More

Nazarbaev: 'All Of Us' Must Prepare Successors

Kazakhstan's long-serving President Nursultan Nazarbaev has said "all of us" must prepare successors. More

More Kazakhstan News

Latest Blog Posts

Turkish-Russian Tensions Put Central Asia In A Tough Spot

​Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane on November 24 has put the Central Asian states with Turkic peoples in an extremely awkward position. More

Kazakh Students Complain About Being Part Of Compulsory Crowds

Many young people enter universities with the hope that one day their education will help them stand out from the crowd. But in Kazakhstan, it seems you have to stand in the crowd first. More
Blog Archive

Features & Commentary

No records found for this widget:242

More Articles

About RFE/RL's Kazakh Service

RFE/RL's Radio Azattyq has been an important source of information for people in Kazakhstan for decades. In 2009, Azattyq won the prestigious 2009 Online Journalism Award for "standing in defense of citizen’s rights to seek and receive information."

Subscribe In English

Subscribe to Central Asia Report

to a weekly update of news, features, and analysis on Central Asia.

Most Popular