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Discover Kazakhstan's Ancient Geoglyphs in our latest EdgeKz Story

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Need a ride in Kazakhstan? Just raise your hand. Edge takes a look at Kazakhstan's culture of informal taxis

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EdgeKz takes a unique look at Kazakhstan’s rich history of folk tales and their heroes

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Kazakhstan continues to work for global security. Check out its latest efforts in our newest Edge post.


Kazakh Nomadic Way of Life Influenced Modern Metalworking Traditions

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Young Generation Follows Aitys Traditions. What is Aitys? An ancient form of improvisation. Read more here.

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Read about Kazakhstan's emerging group of young tatto artists

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Edge Magazine takes a look at the year ahead i n Kazakhstan in this 2016 preview

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Here is a look back at the significant events for Kazakhstan in 2015

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Kazakhstan's unique form of Ethno-Pop us poised to take on the world.

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Kazakh Army Women Balance Gender and Responsibilities


Kazakhstan works to meet the challenges which face all emerging democracies

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EdgeKz takes a look at the enduring, modern use of the classic Kazakh Yurt.

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Many Kazakh students look not only to the West for international education but also to the East

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Kazakhstan's hosting of an IAEA low enriched uranium bank is expected to help increase global nuclear security

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Many know Astana and Almaty, but the rest of Kazakhstan is filled with the unique and vibrant traditons of small town Kazakh life.

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The young Eurasian Economic Union is a complex tool to meet today's global economic challenges


Motorcycle clubs in Kazakhstan break the negative stereotypes which follow many motorcycle riders.


Beshbarmak: EdgeKz Writer Michelle Witte takes you through the history, preparation and presentation of this Kazakh classic.

Nazarbayev and Obama at the Hague for edge

Read about Kazakhstan's vital but understated relationship with the West in the latest EdgeKz posting

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Edge Writer Michelle Witte takes a look inside Kazakhstan unique contemporary art scene in the last EdgeKz story

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Kazakhstan is working with interntational organizations to revive the once grand Aral Sea

Nazarbayev University is Kazakhstan's premier institute of higher learning

Nazarbayev University is Kazakhstan's premier institute of higher learning

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