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EdgeKz talks a broad range of topics with the Director of one of Kazakhstan's most prominent think tanks


EdgeKz takes a look at Kazakhstan's unique culture of dance.


EdgeKz takes a look at the mysterious Tamgaly Tas Budhhist sancuary in the mountains near Almaty


EdgeKz takes a look at Kazakhstan's recent election to a non-permanent UN Security Council member seat for 2017-2018


EdgeKz takes a look at the state of comedy in this young, emerging country

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Think you know Kazakhstan? Think again. Here is what you need to know about this thriving, diverse country.

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EdgeKz takes a look into the Captial city's modern Rock music subculture

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EdgeKz takes a look at how Kazakh families are coping with the global economic downturn


Gorky State Academic Russian Drama Theatre celebrates its 115th season.

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With Astana getting most of the attention, EdgeKz takes a look at what's next for Almaty and its new mayor.

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EdgeKz explores the Kazakh Lake of Legend - Lake Balkhash

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EdgeKz explores Kazakhstan's expanded partnership with the EU


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

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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.

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

Nazarbayev University is Kazakhstan's premier institute of higher learning

Nazarbayev University is Kazakhstan's premier institute of higher learning

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