Who Controls Information Field in Kazakstan?

Kazakstan has 2,763 media outlets, the majority of which are print media, according to information of the Kazak ministry of information and communications. According to marketing researches, television is still the most popular kind of media. Domestic KTK channel is the most popular, with 13.8 per cent of rating. According to expert assessments, Russian TV channels are the most popular with the audience. According to some experts, the authorities have cleared the competitive media field from opposition players and lost control over public opinion.
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04.10.18
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Kazakstan Tightens Controls on Faith Groups

New law aims to increase state oversight on some religious minorities.
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Kazakstan: “Special” Court for Special Cases

The disputes at the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), the main new project of the republic, will now be adjudicated by a special court based on the English law.

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17.09.18
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Kazakstan: Will Per Capita Financing Solve Formal Educational Issues?

Kazakstan’s secondary education system goes through reforms designed to solve the issues of overcrowding, poor funding in the majority of schools, and obsolete teaching techniques. (more…)

Attempt to Reverse Migration Rivers of Kazakstan

In recent years, Kazakstan has seen many technical specialists, economists and teachers leaving the country and fewer potential workers coming in their place. (more…)

Kazakstan: “Special” Court for Special Cases

The disputes at the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), the main new project of the republic, will now be adjudicated by a special court based on the English law. (more…)

13.09.18
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Kazak Opposition Movement Stirs

A renewed flurry of activity by Kazakstan’s long moribund opposition movements may be awakening new interest in political activism in a country that has been headed by President Nursultan Nazarbayev for nearly 30 years. (more…)

Another Blow to Kazakstan’s Press Freedom

Latest case highlights growing dangers to country’s media scene.

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Kazaks and Kyrgyz Struggle With Eurasian Integration

Neighbour states are not finding their new trade relations easy going. When Kyrgyzstan entered the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) last August, it was supposed to usher in a new era of economic cooperation. (more…)

Misusing Hate Speech Laws in Central Asia

Regimes are jumping on an anti-incitement bandwagon to silence critics.

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