Kazakhstan

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

Selfie sticks at the Aral Sea: another example of disaster tourism’s self-indulgence?

Selfie sticks at the Aral Sea: another example of disaster tourism’s self-indulgence?

Kazakhstan’s first LGBTQ magazine is committed to creating a community against the odds

Kazakhstan’s first LGBTQ magazine is committed to creating a community against the odds

Summer playlist: 10 scorching New East hits to bring some sun to your soundrack

Summer playlist: 10 scorching New East hits to bring some sun to your soundrack

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

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

Beyond the glitz: what’s making Nur-Sultan’s kids want to leave the Kazakh capital?

Beyond the glitz: what’s making Nur-Sultan’s kids want to leave the Kazakh capital?

See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

These streetwear designs are crowdsourced direct from Kazakhstan’s young party goers

These streetwear designs are crowdsourced direct from Kazakhstan’s young party goers

This proposed high-concept building in Kazakhstan is designed to double up as a bridge

This proposed high-concept building in Kazakhstan is designed to double up as a bridge

‘I woke up’: ahead of presidential elections in Kazakhstan, a young creative class fights for its future

‘I woke up’: ahead of presidential elections in Kazakhstan, a young creative class fights for its future

My Astana: an intimate view of Kazakhstan’s showpiece capital

My Astana: an intimate view of Kazakhstan’s showpiece capital

Joanna Lillis enters the world of Kazakh ‘returnees’ in an extract from her new book

Joanna Lillis enters the world of Kazakh ‘returnees’ in an extract from her new book

The Eurasia Media Forum 2019 opens in a Kazakhstan in the midst of change

The Eurasia Media Forum 2019 opens in a Kazakhstan in the midst of change

Meet the 28-year-old entrepreneur building the media brand for a new Kazakhstan

Meet the 28-year-old entrepreneur building the media brand for a new Kazakhstan

Why is this award-winning St Petersburg street art causing a stir in Kazakhstan?

Why is this award-winning St Petersburg street art causing a stir in Kazakhstan?

For the ice fishermen of Astana, braving -40C temperatures is just another part of the working day

For the ice fishermen of Astana, braving -40C temperatures is just another part of the working day

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

Kazakhstan scraps its first ever Venice Biennale entry weeks before opening

Kazakhstan scraps its first ever Venice Biennale entry weeks before opening

This virtual museum empowers Kazakh women to claim their place in history

This virtual museum empowers Kazakh women to claim their place in history

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

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