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As a counterweight to the European Union, Russia's Vladimir Putin is pursuing an ambitious dream rooted in memories of Soviet glory: The Eurasian Union.
PARIS (AP) — He is wanted in his native Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Russia. He was ordered jailed in Britain.
Rapper Kanye West spent the weekend in Kazakhstan performing at a wedding party for the grandson of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who has been the focus of heavy criticism regarding human rights violations in the former Soviet republic.
Central Asia's film festival season is in full swing, and as movie buffs in cities like Almaty, Bishkek, Tashkent and Dushanbe sample some of the region's latest cinematic works, the debate on censorship and limited film funding is gaining fresh attention.
Human rights officials are calling for the suspension of a trial of more than three dozen people who say they were tortured after being arrested for taking part in protests in Kazakhstan.
A defensive President Obama said Tuesday that he wasn't guilty of "hiding the ball" when an open microphone caught him pleading with the president of Russia to delay missile-shield talks until after this year's U.S. elections.
Kazakh officials hope that recent trade deals with Germany will lead to a trade pact with the European Union that will spur the Central Asian nation's economic development.
Kazakh officials hope that recent trade deals with Germany and France will lead to a trade pact with the European Union that will fuel the Central Asian nation's economic development.
Sunday's parliamentary elections presumably are aimed at moving Kazakhstan toward a more open and democractic system — but some voters here aren't buying it.