Multimedia / Kazakhstan

True or False: Why Are Journalists Sued in Kazakhstan?

Zulfiya Raissova 09.07.20

Take a test “True or False” prepared by CABAR.asia to understand why journalists are sued and how they should protect their rights.

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Why Does Kazakhstan Have Parliamentary Opposition?

Zulfiya Raissova 02.07.20

The parliament of Kazakhstan legalised the parliamentary opposition. It means that the oppositionists would be entitled to speak in the lower house, introduce issues to the agenda and to promote draft laws alternative to the initiatives of the ruling majority. (more…)

Coronavirus Impact on Employment in Kazakhstan

Zulfiya Raissova 09.06.20

The coronavirus pandemic has seriously impacted the economy and job security in Kazakhstan. One of the outbreak’s devastating effects has been the income loss for businesses in hospitality and catering, manufacturing, retail, as well as commercial and administrative activities. What about employment before and during the crisis?

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Infographics: How Has the Composition of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Changed Since 1999?

Zulfiya Raissova 05.06.20

Experts are not confident that 30% quota for women and youth will significantly change the political agenda of Kazakhstan. In their opinion, it will function only nominally.
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Why Kazakhstan Introduces Quotas for Women and Young People?

On May 25, the president of Kazakhstan Kassym Zhomart-Tokayev signed amendments to the elections law. They introduce mandatory 30 per cent quotas for women and young people into voting lists of political parties. (more…)

The armies of the countries of Central Asia: numbers and real combat effectiveness

Zulfiya Raissova 22.05.20

After the USSR collapse, all the republics that gained independence created their own armed forces. CABAR.asia decided to analyze military strength of the Central Asian countries. 

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Map of Central Asia [being updated]

CABAR.asia 09.05.20

Data on the number of infected, recovered and died of coronavirus in Central Asian countries.

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Donor Activity in Central Asian Countries since 1991

Arsen Omuraliev 30.04.20

This article discusses the distribution of international donor assistance for development in five Central Asian countries from 1991 to 2018. Assistance to Central Asia was distributed unevenly, each state in the region has a different amount and type of financing.

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Tradition of Head Covering in the Culture and Religions of Kazakhstan

CABAR.asia 24.04.20

A women’s headscarf is not just a beautiful accessory or a religious garment. In the old days, white headscarf used to mean the end of wars and conflicts for some nations. Today its meaning goes far beyond religions or national traditions.

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