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Lawyer asks to prosecute Xinjiang governor in the UK
Erkin Tuniyaz, who allegedly played a central role in Uyghur persecution, is expected to visit the UK

Geneva Abdul

09, Feb, 2023 @2:39 PM

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‘It just didn’t feel right’: top Iran chess player on why she removed headscarf
Sara Khadem talks from Spain after tournament decision some saw as sign of her support for protests back home

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

25, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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UK MP and peer on Kazakhstan visit denied access to opposition leader
Trip to examine country’s rights record derailed as meetings with government officials also cancelled

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

20, Jan, 2023 @1:59 PM

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A taste of the nomadic life leaves a legacy of strokes in Kazakhstan
With high salt levels in traditional dishes linked to disease, health campaigners are urging change, from product labels to suggestions for alternative seasoning

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

13, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Putin’s grip on regional allies loosens again after Armenia snub
Damaging optics of ‘family’ photo at CSTO summit highlights fragility of Russia’s influence in wake of war in Ukraine

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

25, Nov, 2022 @2:08 PM

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UK investigation to examine human rights abuses in Kazakhstan
Commission to focus on detention of journalist and political leader Zhanbolat Mamai after nationwide protests

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

02, Nov, 2022 @3:03 PM

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Escaping Putin’s Russia: ‘We were worried he could be drafted any time’
Anna and her husband, who fled to Kazakhstan after mobilisation decree, are planning a new life in Turkey

As told to Clea Skopeliti

07, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Four media outlets facing libel claims over Nursultan Nazarbayev reports
Complaints filed by charity named after ex-president reopen the debate over legal action against public interest journalism

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

21, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Former Soviet states eye opportunities as Russia struggles in Ukraine
Moscow’s influence in the Caucasus and central Asia is being unravelled by its ‘special military operation’

Shaun Walker

14, Sep, 2022 @6:10 PM

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Strength of ‘limitless’ China-Russia ties to be tested at summit
Military setback in Ukraine further weakens Russian position as leaders prepare to jostle for regional influence in Uzbekistan

Helen Davidson in Taipei

14, Sep, 2022 @1:00 AM

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Kazakhstan to change name of capital from Nur-sultan back to Astana
The capital of the central Asian country was renamed Nur-sultan in 2019 in honour of outgoing president Nursultan Nazarbayev

Staff and agencies

14, Sep, 2022 @12:14 AM

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Iranian satellite launched by Russia could be used for Ukraine surveillance
Tehran denies Khayyam satellite will be under Russian control, despite reported admission by Moscow

Andrew Roth in Moscow

09, Aug, 2022 @2:29 PM

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