Kazakhstan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

Kazakhstan scraps its first ever Venice Biennale entry weeks before opening

Kazakhstan scraps its first ever Venice Biennale entry weeks before opening

Aza Shadenova: the Kazakh artist whose canvases capture Central Asia’s cultural crossroads

Aza Shadenova: the Kazakh artist whose canvases capture Central Asia’s cultural crossroads

Holidays in Soviet sanatoriums: the weird and wonderful wellness palaces of the USSR

Holidays in Soviet sanatoriums: the weird and wonderful wellness palaces of the USSR

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

Here are the films from Kazakhstan and Poland in the running for this year's Oscars

Here are the films from Kazakhstan and Poland in the running for this year’s Oscars