Kazakhstan

Mariam: the true story of a Kazakh woman’s self-discovery after her husband’s sudden disappearance

Mariam: the true story of a Kazakh woman’s self-discovery after her husband’s sudden disappearance

Kazakhstan’s feminist artists are finding hope in dark times. These 3 women are leading the way

Kazakhstan’s feminist artists are finding hope in dark times. These 3 women are leading the way

I spent 600 days walking the Silk Road, seeing the Caucasus and Central Asia by foot

I spent 600 days walking the Silk Road, seeing the Caucasus and Central Asia by foot

‘People believe that they are unlovable’: Kazakh cartoonist Aisulu Talkanbay on championing self-acceptance

‘People believe that they are unlovable’: Kazakh cartoonist Aisulu Talkanbay on championing self-acceptance

Letter from Khorgos: does the ‘new Dubai’ on the Kazakh-Chinese border live up to its promise?

Letter from Khorgos: does the ‘new Dubai’ on the Kazakh-Chinese border live up to its promise?

Go forth and multiply: notes from an accidental fertility tour of Central Asia

Go forth and multiply: notes from an accidental fertility tour of Central Asia

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

Meet the Kazakh boxing champ mixing self-defence classes with legal help for women

Meet the Kazakh boxing champ mixing self-defence classes with legal help for women

i-Sanj: Kazakh TV channel introduces its first virtual news anchor

i-Sanj: Kazakh TV channel introduces its first virtual news anchor

Fashion brand Roxwear wants you to know what it means to be young in post-Soviet Central Asia

Fashion brand Roxwear wants you to know what it means to be young in post-Soviet Central Asia

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?

From Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan, this Insta account gives you a daily slice of life in Central Asia

From Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan, this Insta account gives you a daily slice of life in Central Asia

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

Photos from a whirlwind trip around Kazakhstan in search of adventure and serenity

Photos from a whirlwind trip around Kazakhstan in search of adventure and serenity

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?

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

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