Some Chechen and Ingushetian deportees have made lives for themselves in Kazakhstan. by Didar Amantay ALMATY, Kazakhstan–Baitas Shishkaev and his family live in the village of Karakestek in the Almaty region of Kazakhstan, and they call this country their “second motherland.” They speak excellent Kazakh and are versed in all the appropriate customs–but they aren’t […]

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