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Dozens detained in rare Kazakhstan Independence Day protests

Reuters Monday, 16 December 2019
Police detained dozens of people in Kazakhstan's two main cities on Monday at rare protests demanding political reform and the sidelining of the family of former President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
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'Very Nice!' Kazakhstan uses Borat to woo tourists [Video]

'Very Nice!' Kazakhstan uses Borat to woo tourists

Kazakhstan has found itself the center of the joke once again with the release of another movie featuring fictional journalist Borat. However, this time the ex-Soviet state is embracing the joke and has adopted Borat's catch phrase to try to attract tourists. Adam Reed reports.

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