Kazakhstan

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Jonathan Aitken was paid £166,000 for book on Kazakh autocrat, leak suggests
Pandora papers cast doubt on ex-Tory minister’s claim he received no payment from Kazakh government for flattering biography

Luke Harding and Harry Davies

06, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Gold of the Great Steppe review – breathtaking exhibition reveals lives of history’s ‘barbarians’
From their astounding burial mounds to their dazzling horses dressed up as mythical beasts, this exhibition about Kazakhstan’s ancient nomads shows the power of archaeology to revive the dead

Jonathan Jones

23, Sep, 2021 @1:55 PM

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Golden history of Kazakhstan’s Saka warrior people revealed
Exhibition at Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge to tell story of little known civilization that flourished from eighth to third century BC

Ben Quinn

08, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Oliver Stone derided for film about ‘modest’ former Kazakh president
Eight-hour series about Nursultan Nazarbayev criticised for stoking cult of personality of 30-year ruler

Andrew Roth in Moscow

11, Jul, 2021 @9:13 AM

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Spacewatch: mission to clean up space debris set for launch
Astroscale hopes its Elsa-d satellite will demonstrate a system to remove unwanted pieces of junk

Stuart Clark

19, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: the climate of Kazakhstan
This central Asian country has a classic continental climate of very cold winters and warm summers

Stephen Moss

04, Nov, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Kazakh-American group claims Borat Subsequent Moviefilm 'incites violence'
The Kazakh American Association has released a letter on social media accusing Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest Borat film of ‘justifying harassment’

Andrew Pulver

27, Oct, 2020 @12:39 PM

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'Very nice!': Kazakhstan adopts Borat's catchphrase in new tourism campaign
An official said the phrase, popularised by Sacha Baron Cohen’s character, sums up the vast tourism potential of the nation in a ‘short, memorable way’

Helen Sullivan

27, Oct, 2020 @2:39 AM

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Borat praises Donald Trump on Twitter ahead of new film
De facto first look at sequel appears on social media, with Kazakh presenter praising president’s performance in debate

Catherine Shoard

01, Oct, 2020 @9:47 AM

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UK crime agency loses case against ex-Kazakh president's family
Judge overturns unexplained wealth orders that led to freezing of London properties

Mark Sweney

08, Apr, 2020 @2:19 PM

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Head of press regulator advised Kazakh regime that suppresses free speech
New Ipso chief Lord Faulks worked at commercial court under former authoritarian leader Nursultan Nazarbayev

Mark Townsend

25, Jan, 2020 @5:05 PM

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Kazakhstan plane crash: 12 killed as Bek Air flight crashes near Almaty airport
66 injured on plane carrying 100 as emergency services look for survivors

Alison Rourke and Andrew Roth in Moscow

27, Dec, 2019 @7:10 PM

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