A new tale of migrant struggles in Moscow puts poverty, motherhood and hope on screen
This Russian-Kazakh film explores how people who migrate to Russia are often subject to forces far greater than themselves.
Central Asia, the Panama Papers and the myth of the periphery
Far from operating in isolation, Central Asia’s elites have been quietly accumulating power with the help of western tax havens.
Kazakhstan and the EEU: the rise of Eurasian scepticism
As in Europe, scepticism towards regional integration is on the rise in Kazakhstan. And just like the Old Continent, Astana is learning to play this to its advantage…