Tag Archives: Kazakhstan

Kazakh National Hospitalised in Urumqi Riot

Tonight traffic at this blog has gone way above average with a significant number of clicks going to one of our old posts about Kazahstan. I am not too sure whether this is in relation to a news report from … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan Gives China Half an Army Division

Well not exactly. But why in God’s name is Kazakhstan devoting 5000 armed police to guard China’s torch as it passes through Almaty? 5000 is approximately half an Army division. Are we supposed to believe this gesture from Kazakhstan to … Continue reading

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