Kazakhs who cannot afford the expense of a wedding often take loans. Banks even advertise special wedding-themed credit.
The transition to Putin’s constitutionally scheduled replacement as president of Russia may be rougher than currently expected.
Recent events in Kazakhstan show the regime’s evolving response to discontent from below.
Strongmen in the Middle East and North Africa will be eyeing warily popular protests, fed by frustration with living standards and an elite perceived as corrupt, that helped push veteran Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and now Sudan's Omar al-Bashir from power.
The Romanian Presidency held its High Level Conference to mark the adoption of the new EU Strategy for Central Asia – Connectivity for sustainable development at the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest today.
The complainant is Adam Perzow, who sold the invest.com domain to Singulariteam in 2014.
Despite shared history, Central Asia has long lacked regional cohesion. That could be changing.
BTA Bank and the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, where its headquarters are located, have filed a class action suit against multiple parties and businessman Felix Sater over allegations of stealing and laundering at least $440 million into multiple schemes, including the Trump SoHo building.
Mapping newly created, resurrected, and proposed transport routes across Central Asia provides insight into regional connectivity drives.
Ex-Soviet Turkmenistan's strongman leader broke ground on a new and presently nameless city close to the capital Ashgabat Wednesday.
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