Representatives of the journalistic community and political parties established headquarters to defend convicted Ramazan Yesergepov, the owner and editor of the weekly Alma-Ata Info
Press rights watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has criticised the three-year jail term handed down to a Kazakh newspaper editor for divulging classified documents.
A senior security official may eventually succeed Kazakh leader Nursultan Nazarbayev in a deal similar to Vladimir Putin's rise to power in Russia, a political analyst said in a rare public comment on Friday.
Nurlan Bisekeyev, the defense lawyer of the former chief of Kazatomprom Mukhtar Djakishev announced that his client has irresistible proof of his innocence, which he is ready to present at an open trial.
The mass media tells us that communism around the world fell with the tearing down of the Berlin Wall in 1989. It’s almost become a proverb. But in some places communism never fell.
Two international banking industry associations appealed to Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to ensure that Kazakhstan’s troubled banks exclude trade finance debt from restructuring, Reuters reported on Friday.
BTA Bank, Kazakhstan’s largest lender by assets, saw losses expand to 1.5 trillion tenge ($9.9 billion) in the first half, the country’s financial regulator said, citing preliminary data.