Produced by RFE/RL's Kazakh Service
06 January 2022
Fear And Hunger: Reporters In Kazakhstan Describe Tense Mood
Kazakhstan is tense, with closed shops and a sense of lawlessness as Russian-led forces are on the move to shore up the authorities after days of anti-government protests swept the country. Reporters from Current Time describe the mood in two Kazakh cities: Almaty and Nur-Sultan.
05 January 2022
What's Behind The State Of Emergency And Protests Erupting Across Kazakhstan?
A steep rise in energy prices appears to have triggered protests across Kazakhstan that resulted in mass arrests, the dismissal of the government, and the declaration of a state of emergency. We take a closer look at what's driving the crisis in Kazakhstan.
10 July 2020
Kazakhstan Dismisses Chinese 'Fake News' About Deadly 'Unknown Pneumonia'
Desperate relatives are waiting in line for hours for an overwhelmed Kazakh morgue to release the bodies of their loved ones, raising questions about the country's COVID-19 data. Official statistics show hundreds of deaths related to COVID-19 and more than 1,000 dead from "pneumonia." But Chinese news reports about a form of pneumonia in Kazakhstan that is deadlier than the coronavirus have been dismissed by the Kazakh Health Ministry as "fake news."
25 April 2019
Kazakh Activists Jailed For Protest Banner At Marathon