Posted inCentral Asia, Regions

A Carefully Calculated Schizophrenia

19 January 2004 One of Kazakhstan’s top independent journalists leaves prison for house arrest, but it’s anyone’s guess how much effect international pressure is really having. At first glance, the Kazakh authorities seem to have a classic case of schizophrenia: they defiantly lash out against foreign interference, then they cave in to pressure and let […]