Almaty

Meet the sisters behind an Almaty organic shop vowing to bring Kazakhs closer together

Meet the sisters behind an Almaty organic shop vowing to bring Kazakhs closer together

Inside the fight to preserve Almaty’s stunning Soviet-era monumental art

Inside the fight to preserve Almaty’s stunning Soviet-era monumental art

Almaty’s controversial giant squirrel is getting a multi-coloured plastic makeover

Almaty’s controversial giant squirrel is getting a multi-coloured plastic makeover

Here’s your chance to explore Almaty’s iconic architecture online

Here’s your chance to explore Almaty’s iconic architecture online

Kazakhstan's first centre for contemporary culture is launching in Almaty

Kazakhstan’s first centre for contemporary culture is launching in Almaty

Nighthawks: the revellers of Almaty’s fierce new techno scene come out to play

Nighthawks: the revellers of Almaty’s fierce new techno scene come out to play

Nazira: 6 Kazakh electronic artists as picked by Almaty’s prominent DIY promoter

Nazira: 6 Kazakh electronic artists as picked by Almaty’s prominent DIY promoter

Kazakh feminist activist fined for photoshoot

Kazakh feminist activist fined for photoshoot

Nuts to this: Almaty’s squirrel statue controversy gets to the heart of Kazakhstan’s culture crisis

Nuts to this: Almaty’s squirrel statue controversy gets to the heart of Kazakhstan’s culture crisis

Almaty has gone nuts for its new 12-metre squirrel sculpture

Almaty has gone nuts for its new 12-metre squirrel sculpture

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

A tale of two cities: Ryan Koopmans photographs the old and new capitals of Kazakhstan

A tale of two cities: Ryan Koopmans photographs the old and new capitals of Kazakhstan

Almaty's astonishingly intricate patterns

Almaty’s astonishingly intricate patterns

Somewhere In the Great Steppe: the artistic space championing openness in Almaty

Somewhere In the Great Steppe: the artistic space championing openness in Almaty

Almaty: what to do in Kazakhstan's cultural capital

Almaty: what to do in Kazakhstan’s cultural capital

Red route: following the new 1833km gas pipeline from China to Turkmenistan

Red route: following the new 1833km gas pipeline from China to Turkmenistan

Dislocation: Unsound presents events in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan

Dislocation: Unsound presents events in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan

The Mixtape 42: Nazira

The Mixtape 42: Nazira

Traffic getting you down? One Almaty resident beat the jams with an ostrich

Traffic getting you down? One Almaty resident beat the jams with an ostrich